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Diocese of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese)

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Bishop(s)

  • John Vadakel, C.M.I., Bishop
  • Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 26 February 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Agra
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 30,664 (11,843 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Padampur Sukhro, P.B. 1, Kotdwar-246149, Pauri Garhwal Dt., Uttarakhand, India
  • Telephone: (01382)222.231
  • Fax: 222.511

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese)
23 March 1972ErectedDiocese of Meerut Apostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
Diocese of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese)
26 February 1977ElevatedApostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese)
1980419272715537717ap1981
19907934,086,560.0%22729275014033ap1991
19991,8932,992,300.1%102434556816039ap2000
20001,9112,993,867.1%121830635616640ap2001
20011,9823,045,000.1%142135566516842ap2002
20022,1063,047,500.1%172138556617645ap2003
20032,1273,056,000.1%202242506018349ap2004
20042,2383,072,000.1%4646484318753ap2005
20062,8273,210,000.1%292655517619467ap2007
20093,5423,281,500.1%404383428021553ap2010
20123,7053,488,000.1%472269533317453ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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