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Diocese of Itanagar

Dioecesis Itanagarensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 December 2005
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Guwahati
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 52,253 (20,182 Square Miles)
  • Description: Civil Districts: Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Papum Pare, Upper Subansiri, Lower Subansiri, Kurung Kamay, West Siang, East Siang, and Upper Siang
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 294, Itanagar-791110, Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh, India
  • Telephone: (0360)2351.082; 2351.159
  • Fax: 2351.159

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 December 2005ErectedDiocese of Tezpur Diocese of Itanagar (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2005101,689664,89515.3%322254,067104011bul7Dec05
200672,000670,97310.7%1324371,945317318ap2007
201375,182825,5909.1%1270829167913730ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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