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Diocese of

Gizo

Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,573 km²

Population: 15,938 Catholics (11.2% of 142,450 total) (2017)

Statistics: 11 parishes, 1 mission, 13 priests (6 diocesan, 7 religious), 28 lay religious (14 brothers, 14 sisters), 10 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Honiara

Neighbouring Dioceses: Alotau–Sideia (↙), Bougainville (↖), Auki (→), Honiara (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (6)

Alotau–Sideia (↙), Bougainville (↖), Auki (→), Honiara (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.06.05 – ...):Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (72)Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gizo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (72)Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (72)Permalink
(2007.06.05 – ...)

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands)

Sursum corda tibi bonum erit

Born:1947.10.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.01

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands) (2007.06.05 – ...)

Bishop Bernard Cyril O’Grady, O.P. (88)Bishop Bernard Cyril O’Grady, O.P. (88)Permalink
(1995.02.03 – 2007.06.05)

Bishop emeritus of Gizo (Solomon Islands)

Born:1931.08.24 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.19

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands) (1995.02.03 – 2007.06.05)

Bishop Eusebius John Crawford, O.P.Permalink
(1966.11.15 – 1995.02.03)

Born:1917.12.04 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1941.03.29
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.08
Died:2002.05.31 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Caffa (1960.03.01 – 1966.11.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Western Solomon Islands (Solomon Islands) (1960.03.01 – 1966.11.15)

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands) (1966.11.15 – 1995.02.03)

Vicars Apostolic of Western Solomon Islands (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eusebius John Crawford, O.P.Permalink
(1960.03.01 – 1966.11.15)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.06.16

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