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Diocese of Chikmagalur

Dioecesis Chikmagalurensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 November 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bangalore
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 14,015 (5,413 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Office, Jyothinagar, Chikmagalur - 577102, Karnataka, India
  • Telephone: (08262)20.389

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 November 1963ErectedDiocese of Mysore Diocese of Chikmagalur (erected)
14 November 1988Territory LostArchdiocese of Bangalore
Diocese of Chikmagalur
Diocese of Shimoga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196933,0003,034,0001.1%307378911119920ap1971
198049,5003,410,0001.5%47653933623229ap1981
199035,1532,268,7831.5%3710477471619929ap1991
199938,8732,627,6911.5%4816646071825433ap2000*
200038,1852,632,6251.5%4716636061923133ap2001
200139,6312,685,2771.5%4619656092224833ap2002
200239,4312,860,4231.4%4619656062223933ap2003
200339,1592,860,4231.4%4818665932125233ap2004
200436,3062,901,4281.3%4920695262322334ap2005
200636,8193,014,0001.2%5318715182023734ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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