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Diocese of Faisalabad

Dioecesis Faisalabadensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Arshad, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 1 September 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lahore
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Square Kilometers: 35,300 (13,634 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Railway Rd., P.O. Box 87, Faisalabad 38000, Pakistan
  • Telephone: (041)262.48.78
  • Fax: 261.68.54

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Lyallpur
13 April 1960ErectedDiocese of Multan Diocese of Lyallpur (erected)
Diocese of Faisalabad
1 September 1977Name ChangedDiocese of Lyallpur Diocese of Faisalabad

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Lyallpur
197064,9785,896,6571.1%717242,7072586ap1971
Diocese of Faisalabad
198070,33310,520,000.7%1015252,8133177ap1981
1990105,94813,025,000.8%1616323,3104210431ap1991
1999129,10729,172,189.4%3015452,869348921ap2000
2000130,51729,586,291.4%3013433,03512910719ap2001
2001134,66829,772,889.5%2812403,36612711319ap2002
2002130,99430,545,787.4%3213452,91012311719ap2003
2003132,00031,000,000.4%3310433,06912111820ap2004
2004134,20031,450,000.4%2510353,83412310120ap2005
2006140,10232,861,670.4%318393,59211610720ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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