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Diocese of Gumla

Dioecesis Gumlaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Alois Lakra, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 May 1993
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ranchi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 5,316 (2,053 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Gumla-835207, Jharkhand, India
  • Telephone: (06524)23.228

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1993ErectedArchdiocese of Ranchi Diocese of Gumla (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999142,804737,68719.4%7522971,4722818034ap2000
2000143,254773,58918.5%75251001,4323119834ap2001
2001144,263707,55520.4%7523981,4722919835ap2002
2002145,263810,25117.9%73421151,2636025635ap2003
2003146,335879,46416.6%74431171,2506126036ap2004
2004148,682892,35916.7%75411161,2816125836ap2005
2006153,231913,53416.8%80391191,2875925437ap2007

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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