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Diocese of Aurangabad

Dioecesis Aurangabadensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Edwin Colašo, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 December 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nagpur
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 64,525 (24,922 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 34 Cantonment, Aurangabad Cantt. 431002, Maharashtra, India
  • Telephone: (0240)2370.576
  • Fax: 2370.545

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 December 1977ErectedDiocese of Amravati
Archdiocese of Hyderabad
Diocese of Aurangabad (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198010,4922,420,000.4%11112247619389ap1981
199013,20010,807,000.1%191534388187716ap1991
199917,38010,032,380.2%2519443952112920ap2000
200017,40010,034,400.2%2419434042112920ap2001
200114,00010,026,000.1%2419433252113122ap2002
200214,20010,026,200.1%2619453152115422ap2003
200314,20010,026,200.1%2419433302115822ap2004
200414,20010,026,200.1%2319423382116322ap2005
200614,42510,031,425.1%2119403602116322ap2007
201215,62310,258,000.2%2221433632418323ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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