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Diocese of Dindigul

Dioecesis Dindigulensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thomas Paulsamy, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 November 2003
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madurai
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 6,266 (2,420 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 6, Mullipadi P.O., B.K. Pudur SO, Dindigul-624005, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (0451)241.15.51
  • Fax: 241.15.65

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 November 2003ErectedArchdiocese of Madurai
Diocese of Tiruchirapalli
Diocese of Dindigul (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2003148,0001,156,19412.8%51821331,1129624633ap2004
2004105,0001,165,1949.0%545611095413426837ap2005
2006106,0001,178,0009.0%505710799014128339ap2007
2013145,2132,068,0007.0%549715196114936555ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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