Archdiocese of Westminster
|Archdiocese of Westminster|
|Diocesan bishop||Vincent Cardinal Nichols|
|Vicar General||Seamus O'Boyle|
|Parishes||214 (December 31, 2017 / AP 2018 )|
|Residents||4,914,400 (December 31, 2017 / AP 2018 )|
|Catholics||439,740 ( 12/31/2017 / AP 2018 )|
|Diocesan priest||298 (December 31, 2017 / AP 2018 )|
|Religious priest||253 (December 31, 2017 / AP 2018 )|
|Catholics per priest||798|
|Permanent deacons||17 (December 31, 2017 / AP 2018 )|
|Friars||286 (December 31, 2017 / AP 2018 )|
|Religious sisters||550 (December 31, 2017 / AP 2018 )|
Diocese of Brentwood
Diocese of East Anglia
Diocese of Northampton
Diocese of Nottingham
It includes all boroughs of the Greater London administrative area north of the Thames and west of the River Lea and the boroughs of Staines , Sunbury-on-Thames and Hertfordshire (county) outside London .
The Apostolic Vicariate of England was established around 1622 . On January 30, 1688, the Vicariate was divided into the four Vicariates Midland District , Western District , Northern District and London District .
On September 29, 1850, the circumscription bull Universalis Ecclesiae restored the Catholic hierarchy in England and raised the vicariate to an archdiocese and ecclesiastical province, which today is divided into the suffragan dioceses of Brentwood, East Anglia , Northampton and Nottingham. It bears the name of the London borough of Westminster - instead of Archdiocese of London - because a law of 1829, the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829 , prohibited all persons "outside the Church of England" from accepting the old episcopal titles.
- Roman Catholic Church
- List of Roman Catholic Dioceses
- Fellowship of Our Lady of Walsingham , founded in 2004 in Westminster Cathedral by Auxiliary Bishop John Arnold