Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth


Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth

Diocese
name=Diocese of Portsmouth
province=Canterbury
parishes=142
churches=173
bishop=Bishop of Portsmouth
cathedral=Cathedral Church of Saint Thomas of Canterbury
archdeaconries=Portsdown, The Meon, Isle of Wight
website=http://www.portsmouth.anglican.org/

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Founded in 1927 under King George V, from part of the Diocese of Winchester, the diocese consists of the three Archdeaconries of Portsdown (comprising the Deaneries of Portsmouth and Havant), the Meon (comprising the Deaneries of Fareham, Gosport, Petersfield and Bishop's Waltham) and the Isle of Wight (comprising the Deaneries of East Wight and West Wight).

References

* [http://www.cofe.anglican.org/info/statistics/churchstatistics2002 Church of England Statistics 2002]

ee also

*Bishop of Portsmouth
*Catholic diocese of Portsmouth

External links and references

* [http://www.portsmouth.anglican.org/ Diocesan website]
* [http://www.portsmouthcathedral.org.uk/cathedral.htm Portsmouth Cathedral]
* [http://www.portsmouthreaders.co.uk/ Portsmouth Readers' Board]


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