John Dunne (bishop of Wilcannia)
|The Right Reverend
|1st Roman Catholic Bishop|
|Diocese||Diocese of Wilcannia|
|Installed||13 May 1887|
|Term ended||5 December 1916|
|Ordination||31 October 1870Priest) in Carlow, Ireland(|
|Consecration||14 August 1887Bishop) in Goulburn, New South Wales(|
|Birth name||John Dunne|
21 January 1846|
Rhode, King's County, Ireland
|Died||5 December 1916
Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
|Denomination||Roman Catholic Church|
|Occupation||Roman Catholic bishop|
|Alma mater||Carlow College|
Dunne was born in Rhode, King's County, Ireland. He studied for the priesthood at Carlow College His relative John Dunne, then Vicar-General of Goulburn, requested that Dunne be devoted to the Diocese of Goulburn. The request was granted by Archdeacon John Polding and the newly promoted priest worked for 16 years in Goulburn. Dunne was consecrated the first Bishop of Wilcannia on 14 August 1887 at Goulburn Cathedral, a position he retained until his death.
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- Linane, T. J. (1972). "Dunne, Patrick (1818–1900)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
|Catholic Church titles|
|1st Catholic Bishop of Wilcannia