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Archdiocese of Adelaide
Archidioecesis Adelaidensis
Country: Australia
Rite: Latin Rite
Area: 103,600 kmĀ²

1,290,786 (2006)
275,174 (21.3%)
Patron saint: St. Patrick [1]
Bishop: Philip Edward Wilson
Auxiliary Bishop: Gregory O'Kelly, S.J.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in South Australia. It is responsible for the suffragan dioceses of Darwin and Port Pirie.


Bishops and Archbishops of Adelaide

  • Francis Murphy (1843-1858)
  • Patrick Bonaventure Geoghegan (1859-1864)
  • Laurence Bonaventure Sheil (1866-1872)
  • Christopher Augustine Reynolds (1873-1893)
  • John O'Reilly (1895-1915)
  • Robert William Spence (1915-1934)
  • Andrew Killian (1934-1939)
  • Matthew Beovich (1939-1971)
  • James William Gleeson (1971-1985)
  • Leonard Anthony Faulkner (1985-2001)
  • Philip Edward Wilson (2001-)

Current Incumbents


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