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Diocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan

Dioecesis Hyderabadensis in Pakistan



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Bishop(s)

  • Max John Rodrigues, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 April 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Karachi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Square Kilometers: 137,386 (53,065 Square Miles)
  • Description: The Hyderabad Division with the Districts of Hyderabad, Badin, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas,Thar Parkar and Thatta. In the Larkana Division, the Districts of Jacobabad and Shikarpur. In the Sukkur Division, the districts of Sukkur, Khairpur and Nawabshah.
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, G.P.O. Box 60, A-37, G.O.R. Colony, Hyderabad 71000, Pakistan
  • Telephone: (022)278.21.49
  • Fax: 278.37.30

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 April 1958ErectedArchdiocese of Karachi Diocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan (erected)
9 November 2001Territory LostDiocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan
Archdiocese of Karachi
Prefecture Apostolic of Quetta (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197020,2145,692,000.4%303067336536ap1971
198027,9967,500,000.4%26261,07628643ap1981
199043,5509,609,000.5%20202,177235410ap1991
199962,23715,000,000.4%626321,944307415ap2000
200064,52515,450,000.4%631371,743356715ap2001
200175,00017,500,000.4%527322,343317014ap2002
200248,99121,283,294.2%721281,749255813ap2003
200349,99921,730,243.2%719261,923246014ap2004
200448,68121,686,924.2%821291,678266014ap2005
200648,89522,452,472.2%914232,125185814ap2007

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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