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Diocese of Jowai

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Bishop(s)

  • Victor Lyngdoh, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 January 2006
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Shillong
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 3,819 (1,475 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Lumbihsyntu-Mihmyntdu, Jowai-793150, West Jaintia Hills Dt., Meghalaya, India
  • Telephone: (03652)221.585

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 January 2006ErectedArchdiocese of Shillong Diocese of Jowai (erected)
Diocese of Nongstoin (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200659,095293,22920.2%98173,47613407ap2007
201281,242406,22720.0%1419332,461334012ap2013
201381,190393,08220.7%1317302,706344012ap2014
201696,204435,93522.1%1719362,672434013ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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