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Archdiocese of Goa e Damão

Archidioecesis Goanus et Damanensis

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Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • United: 1 May 1928
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 4,194 (1,619 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Paco Patriarcal, P.O. Box 216, Altinho, Panaji, Goa-403001, India
  • Telephone: (0832)2223.353; 2225.291
  • Fax: 2224.139

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Goa
31 January 1533ErectedDiocese of Goa (erected)
Archdiocese of Goa
4 February 1558ElevatedDiocese of Goa Archdiocese of Goa
1637Territory LostArchdiocese of Goa Vicariate Apostolic of Idalcan / Deccan / Bijapur (erected)
1 September 1886Territory LostArchdiocese of Goa Diocese of Damão (erected)
Archdiocese of Goa e Damão
1 May 1928UnitedDiocese of Damão
Archdiocese of Goa
Archdiocese of Goa e Damão
19 September 1953Territory LostArchdiocese of Goa e Damão
Diocese of Poona
Diocese of Belgaum (erected)
1 January 1976ElevatedArchdiocese of Goa e Damão (No longer a metropolitan)
25 November 2006ElevatedArchdiocese of Goa e Damão (Became a metropolitan)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Goa e Damão

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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