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Diocese of Asansol

Dioecesis Asansolensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Cyprian Monis, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 October 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calcutta
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 12,500 (4,828 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Sacred Heart Presbytery, G.T. Road West, Asansol-713301, Burdwan Dt., West Bengal, India
  • Telephone: (0341) 2282.836

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 October 1997ErectedArchdiocese of Calcutta Diocese of Asansol (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199919,00011,000,000.2%1616325932611019ap2000
200019,50011,050,000.2%1816345732512020ap2001
200121,08111,090,000.2%1917365853212821ap2002
200222,17111,100,000.2%1918375993312611ap2003
200323,50011,390,000.2%2021415733712711ap2004
200423,90011,890,000.2%2321445433913011ap2005
200624,84112,100,000.2%2823514873914712ap2007
201229,34514,069,000.2%4029694254719515ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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