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DECREE OF THE NAMING OF

THE DIOCESE OF WILCANNIA-FORBES,

28 July, 1917


“It is decreed that the diocese of Wilcannia, by the addition of six parishes separated from the diocese of Bathurst, will in future be named Wilcannia-Forbes, and further, that its bishop will reside by turns in Broken-Hill and Forbes for six months of the year.”

Benedict XV. Pope.


Parish History - 2

THE YEARS OF BISHOP HAYDEN


Bishop William Hayden

1918 - 1930