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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Melbourne

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Ballarat, Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne, Sale, Sandhurst

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hobart (↓), Ballarat (←), Sandhurst (↑), Sale (→)

Cathedral Dedication: October 27 (1897)

Address: 383 Albert Street, PO Box 146, East Melbourne, VIC 8002, Australia

Phone: +61 3 9926 5677

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2001.06.22 – ...):Archbishop Denis James Hart (73)Archbishop Denis James Hart (73)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Auxiliary Bishop (2007.04.30 – ...):Bishop Peter John Elliott (70)Bishop Peter John Elliott (70)

Titular Bishop of Manaccenser

Auxiliary Bishop (2011.05.20 – ...):Bishop Vincent Nguyễn Văn Long, O.F.M. Conv. (52)Bishop Vincent Nguyễn Văn Long, O.F.M. Conv. (52)

Titular Bishop of Thala

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Melbourne (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Denis James Hart (73)Archbishop Denis James Hart (73)
(2001.06.22 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia)
President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Constant in faith

Born:1941.05.16 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1967.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1997.12.09

Titular Bishop of Vagada (1997.11.10 – 2001.06.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1997.11.10 – 2001.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (2001.06.22 – ...)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2012.05.04 – ...)

Twitter Feed Cardinal George Pell (73)Archbishop George Pell (73) (later Cardinal)
(1996.07.16 – 2001.03.26)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Domenica Mazzarello
President of Secretariat for the Economy
President of “Vox Clara” Committee
Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Sydney (Australia)

Be not afraid

Born:1941.06.08 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1987.05.21
Created Cardinal:2003.10.21

Titular Bishop of Scala (1987.03.30 – 1996.07.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1987.03.30 – 1996.07.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1996.07.16 – 2001.03.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney (Australia) (2001.03.26 – 2014.02.24)

President of “Vox Clara” Committee (2002.04 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Domenica Mazzarello (2003.10.21 [2004.03.20] – ...)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2007.02.03 – 2014.02.24)

Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia (2013.04.13 – ...)

President of Secretariat for the Economy (2014.02.24 – ...)

Archbishop Thomas Francis Little
(1974.07.01 – 1996.07.16)

Born:1925.11.30 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1950.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:1973.02.21
Died:2008.04.08 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Temuniana (1972.11.16 – 1974.07.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1972.11.16 – 1974.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1974.07.01 – 1996.07.16)

Cardinal James Robert Knox
(1967.04.13 – 1974.07.01)

Sicut dilexi vos

Born:1914.03.02 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1941.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1953.11.08
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:1983.06.26 († 69)

Apostolic Delegate to British East and West Africa (1953.07.20 – 1957.02.14)

Titular Archbishop of Melitene (1953.07.20 – 1967.04.13)

Apostolic Internuncio to India (1957.02.14 – 1967.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1967.04.13 – 1974.07.01)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Vallicella (1973.03.05 – 1983.06.26)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation for Sacramental Discipline (1974.07.01 – 1975.08.01)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship (1975.08.01 – 1981.08.04)

President of Pontifical Council for the Family (1981.08.04 – 1983.06.26)

Archbishop Justin Daniel Simonds
(1963.11.06 – 1967.05.13)

Non nisi Domine te ipsum

Born:1890.05.22 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1912.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1937.05.06
Died:1967.11.03 († 77)

Archbishop of Hobart (Australia) (1937.02.18 – 1942.09.06)

Titular Archbishop of Antinoë (1942.09.06 – 1963.11.06)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1942.09.06 – 1963.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1963.11.06 – 1967.05.13)

Archbishop Daniel Mannix
(1917.05.06 – 1963.11.06)

Born:1864.03.04 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1890.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:1912.10.06
Died:1963.11.06 († 99)

Titular Archbishop of Pharsalus (1912.07.01 – 1917.05.06)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1912.07.01 – 1917.05.06)

Military Vicar of Australia (Australia) (1917 – 1963.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1917.05.06 – 1963.11.06)

Archbishop Thomas Joseph Carr
(1886.09.29 – 1917.05.06)

Born:1839.05.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1866.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1883.08.26
Died:1917.05.06 († 77)

Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh (Ireland) (1883.06.12 – 1886.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1886.09.29 – 1917.05.06)

Military Vicar of Australia (Australia) (1912 – 1917)

Archbishop James Alypius Goold, O.S.A.
(1874.03.31 – 1886.06.11)

Born:1812.11.04 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1835.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1848.08.06
Died:1886.06.11 († 73)

Bishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1847.07.09 – 1874.03.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Melbourne (Australia) (1874.03.31 – 1886.06.11)

Bishops of Melbourne (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Alypius Goold, O.S.A. (later Archbishop)
(1847.07.09 – 1874.03.31)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.08.11

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