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Diocese of

Portsmouth

England England, Guernsey Guernsey, Jersey Jersey

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,339 km²

Population: 248,000 Catholics (8.0% of 3,100,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Southwark

Neighbouring Dioceses: Plymouth (←), Clifton (↖), Birmingham (↑), Northampton (↗), Arundel and Brighton (→), Coutances (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Blessed Lady, Conceived Without Sin (December 8), St. Edmund of Abingdon (November 16)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: March 30

Statistics: 88 parishes, 205 priests (125 diocesan, 80 religious), 51 deacons, 366 lay religious (106 brothers, 260 sisters), 13 seminarians (2015)

Address: St. Edmund House, Edinburgh Road, Portsmouth, Hants PO1 3QA, England

Phone: (023)9282-5430

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

Plymouth (←), Clifton (↖), Birmingham (↑), Northampton (↗), Arundel and Brighton (→), Coutances (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.07.11 – ...):Bishop Philip Anthony Egan (62)Bishop Philip Anthony Egan (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Portsmouth (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Philip Anthony Egan (62)Bishop Philip Anthony Egan (62)Permalink
(2012.07.11 – ...)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England)

In corde Jesu

Born:1955.11.14 (England)
Ordained Priest:1984.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.24

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (2012.07.11 – ...)

Bishop Roger Francis Crispian Hollis (81)Bishop Roger Francis Crispian Hollis (81)Permalink
(1988.12.06 – 2012.07.11)

Bishop emeritus of Portsmouth (England)

Per ducatum evangelii

Born:1936.11.17 (England)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1987.05.05

Titular Bishop of Cincari (1987.02.13 – 1988.12.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham (England) (1987.02.13 – 1988.12.06)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1988.12.06 – 2012.07.11)

Bishop Anthony Joseph EmeryPermalink
(1976.09.13 – 1988.04.05)

Sinite parvulos venire

Born:1918.05.17 (England)
Ordained Priest:1953.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.08
Died:1988.04.05 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Tamallula (1967.12.06 – 1976.09.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham (England) (1967.12.06 – 1976.09.13)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1976.09.13 – 1988.04.05)

Bishop Derek John Worlock (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1965.10.18 – 1976.02.07)

Caritas Christi eluceat

Born:1920.02.04 (England)
Ordained Priest:1944.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1965.12.21
Died:1996.02.06 († 76)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1965.10.18 – 1976.02.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1976.02.07 – 1996.02.06)

Archbishop John Henry KingPermalink
(1941.06.04 – 1965.03.23)

Born:1880.09.16 (England)
Ordained Priest:1904.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1938.07.15
Died:1965.03.23 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Opus (1938.05.28 – 1941.06.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1938.05.28 – 1941.06.04)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1941.06.04 – 1965.03.23)

Archbishop ad personam (1954.06.06 – 1965.03.23)

Bishop William Timothy CotterPermalink
(1910.11.24 – 1940.10.24)

Non recuso laborem

Born:1866.12.21 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1892.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1905.03.19
Died:1940.10.24 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Clazomenæ (1905.02.14 – 1910.11.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1905.02.14 – 1910.11.24)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1910.11.24 – 1940.10.24)

Bishop John Baptist CahillPermalink
(1900.08.30 – 1910.08.02)

In Domino confido

Born:1841.09.02 (England)
Ordained Priest:1864
Consecrated Bishop:1900.05.01
Died:1910.08.02 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Thagura (1900.03.21 – 1900.08.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1900.03.21 – 1900.08.30)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1900.08.30 – 1910.08.02)

Bishop John VertuePermalink
(1882.06.03 – 1900.05.23)

Born:1826.04.28 (England)
Ordained Priest:1851.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1882.07.25
Died:1900.05.23 († 74)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1882.06.03 – 1900.05.23)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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