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Diocese of Dharmapuri

Dioecesis Dharmapuriensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 January 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Pondicherry and Cuddalore
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 8,327 (3,216 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 32, Nethaji By-pass Road, Dharmapuri-636701, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (04342)264.403
  • Fax: 262.200

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 January 1997ErectedDiocese of Salem Diocese of Dharmapuri (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199739,147220,78817.7%35540978519222ap2002
200242,1262,630,8101.6%4211537941124627ap2003
200343,0822,733,2521.6%4510557831025030ap2004
200443,5892,790,4561.6%4810587511025030ap2005
200652,1692,856,3001.8%5112638281223532ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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