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Diocese of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabarese)

Dioecesis Gorakhpurensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T., Bishop
  • Dominic Kokkat, C.S.T., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 June 1984
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Agra
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 19,070 (7,365 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Civil Lines, University P.O., Gorakhpur-273009, U.P., India
  • Telephone: (0551)2332.723
  • Fax: 2342.357

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 June 1984ErectedDiocese of Varanasi Diocese of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19901,19710,870,334.0%22527443110616ap1991
19992,44913,631,365.0%152035692915725ap2000
20002,49513,631,365.0%181937672916230ap2001
20012,56715,000,000.0%192039653917131ap2002
20022,61417,106,090.0%231942622616429ap2003
20032,67517,106,090.0%272148552916731ap2004
20042,86117,110,000.0%271643662317331ap2005
20063,13917,125,000.0%332558543317631ap2007
20093,23017,200,635.0%352156573817531ap2010

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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