Roman Catholic Archdiocese Of Adelaide
Part of the Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Adelaide, the area covered by the Adelaide Archdiocese was initially administered by the Vicariate Apostolic of New Holland and Van Diemen’s Land. In 1842 the Vicariate Apostolic of Adelaide was erected; becoming elevated as the Diocese of Adelaide two weeks later; and then elevated as the Archdiocese of Adelaide in 1887. The Archdiocese is responsible for the suffragan dioceses of Darwin and Port Pirie.
St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral, Adelaide is the seat of Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide, currently Philip Wilson, DD, D.Litt (honoris causa).
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