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Diocese of Daltonganj

Dioecesis Daltonganiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gabriel Kujur, S.J., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 June 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ranchi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 2,750 (1,062 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Daltenganj-822101, Palamau Dt., Jharkhand, India
  • Telephone: (06562)227.349
  • Fax: 222.643

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 June 1971ErectedArchdiocese of Ranchi Diocese of Daltonganj (erected)
1 April 1995Territory LostDiocese of Daltonganj Diocese of Hazaribag (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198048,8704,242,0001.2%1242549058025218ap1981
198870,4664,420,0001.6%366510169715132230ap1991
199755,8442,465,1912.3%3915541,0344413321ap2000
200056,1102,456,0002.3%4023638905314723ap2001
200156,5802,457,0952.3%3920599585011423ap2003
200356,6502,458,4502.3%4222648852215223ap2004
200456,9602,459,8402.3%3924639042915623ap2005
200660,6752,461,9002.5%4122639632515523ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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