Apostolic Prefecture of

Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Falkland Islands

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Falkland Islands (English) / Islas Malvinas / Malvinis (Latin) / de Insulis Falkland (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2016.10.26 – ...):Abbot Hugh David Renwich Turnbull Allan, O. Praem. (47)Abbot Hugh David Renwich Turnbull Allan, O. Praem. (47)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha)

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Falkland Islands (Roman Rite)

Abbot Hugh David Renwich Turnbull Allan, O. Praem. (47)Abbot Hugh David Renwich Turnbull Allan, O. Praem. (47)
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.10.26 – ...)

Fr. Michael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A.
(2002.08.09 – 2016.10.26)

Born:1939.09.29 (England)
Ordained Priest:1978.05.14
Died:2017.04.06 († 77)

Prefect Apostolic of Falkland Islands (Falkland Islands) (2002.08.09 – 2016.10.26)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha) (2002.08.09 – 2016.10.26)

Fr. Anton Agreiter, M.H.M.
(1986.10.01 – 2002.08.09)

Born:1934.03.18 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.13
Died:2003.10.15 († 69)

Prefect Apostolic of Falkland Islands (Falkland Islands) (1986.10.01 – 2002.08.09)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha) (1986.10.01 – 2002.08.09)

Fr. Daniel Martin Spraggon, M.H.M.
(1973.05.07 – 1985.09.27)

Died:1985.09.27

Prefect Apostolic of Falkland Islands (Falkland Islands) (1973.05.07 – 1985.09.27)

Fr. James Ireland, M.H.M.
(1952.03.28 – 1973)

Died:1973

Prefect Apostolic of Falkland Islands (Falkland Islands) (1952.03.28 – 1973)

Churches by City (1)

Río Gallegos (←)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 12,173 km²

Population: 400 Catholics (13.7% of 2,930 total)

Pastoral Centres: 1 parish

Personnel: 2 priests (religious), 2 religious (2 brothers)

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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