How many Catholic dioceses are there in NZ?

How many diocese are there in Auckland?

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Auckland is a Latin Rite diocese of the Catholic Church in Auckland, New Zealand. It was one of two dioceses in the country that were established on 20 June 1848.

Ordinaries of Auckland.

Tenure Incumbent Life
1983–1994 Denis George Browne Born 1937
1994–present Patrick Dunn Born 1950

How are diocese divided?

All dioceses are divided into parishes, each with its own church; dioceses are also sometimes divided into rural deaneries, which contain several parishes. … Each diocese is subdivided into parishes, which are grouped under rural deaneries and archdeaconries.

What is difference between archdiocese and diocese?

A bishop oversees a diocese, which is a collection of local parishes; and an archbishop administers an archdiocese, which is just a really large diocese. … The diocese is like a state or province, and the bishop is like the governor. An archdiocese is like a very populous state — California or Texas, perhaps.

How many Anglican churches are there in NZ?

Since 1992 the church has consisted of three tikanga or cultural streams: Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia.

Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
Dioceses 13
Parishes 552 (2008)
Region New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, and the Cook Islands
Headquarters Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand

Do all bishops become cardinals?

With the revision of the Code of Canon Law promulgated in 1917 by Pope Benedict XV, only those who are already priests or bishops may be appointed cardinals. Since the time of Pope John XXIII a priest who is appointed a cardinal must be consecrated a bishop, unless he obtains a dispensation.

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