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Diocese of Hazaribag

Dioecesis Hazaribaganus



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Bishop(s)

  • Jojo Anand, Bishop
  • Charles Soreng, S.J., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1 April 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ranchi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 21,213 (8,193 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Catholic Ashram, Hazaribag-825301, Jharkhand, India
  • Telephone: (06546)222.340
  • Fax: 226.820

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 April 1995ErectedDiocese of Daltonganj Diocese of Hazaribag (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199932,2004,915,980.7%2461853787635815ap2000
200033,0675,010,410.7%2459833987236715ap2001
200134,1205,411,451.6%2561863967536816ap2002
200234,1205,411,451.6%2564893837836816ap2003
200334,7125,427,594.6%2574993509337718ap2004
200435,1185,015,093.7%2359824287237520ap2005
200635,2525,067,000.7%2265874058739020ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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