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Diocese of Berhampur

Dioecesis Berhampurensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Sarat Chandra Nayak, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 January 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 51,289 (19,810 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.B. 27, Brahmapur 760001, Ganjam Dt., Orissa, India
  • Telephone: (0680)645.04.42
  • Fax: 240.43.37

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 January 1974ErectedDiocese of Cuttack Diocese of Berhampur (erected)
11 April 2016Territory LostDiocese of Berhampur Diocese of Rayagada (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198030,0096,098,000.5%43741731578020ap1981
199041,8776,667,122.6%1338518216515322ap1991
199986,4007,735,0071.1%4751988817416568ap2000
200086,4747,835,0071.1%4547929397717686ap2001
200186,4747,835,0071.1%5247998737717686ap2002
200291,3907,835,0071.2%56511078548317646ap2003
200398,5007,751,3001.3%58541128798218345ap2004
2004100,8007,751,3001.3%61551168688318547ap2005
2006107,3788,374,0061.3%68581268527719049ap2007
2012125,2419,161,0001.4%666613294814123343ap2013
201669,3083,679,4721.9%424688787610923bul:11Apr2016

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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