archdiocese of Brisbane, Australia

Comprises the colony of Queensland south of 240 south latitude; area, c.200,000 square miles; founded 1859 as an episcopal see; raised to an archdiocese, 1887; suffragan see, Rockhampton. Missionaries of the 19th century were: Fathers John Therry, Luckie, Duncan McNab, McGinnety, and Hanly.
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