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Diocese of Khulna

Dioecesis Khulnensis



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Bishop(s)

  • James Romen Boiragi, Bishop
  • Michael Atul D’Rozario, C.S.C., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 14 June 1956
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dhaka
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bangladesh
  • Square Kilometers: 25,855 (9,986 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Main Road, Sonadanga, Khulna 9000, Bangladesh
  • Telephone: (041)73.05.69
  • Fax: 81.38.78

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Jessore
3 January 1952ErectedDiocese of Jessore (erected)
Diocese of Khulna
14 June 1956Name ChangedDiocese of Jessore Diocese of Khulna

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Khulna
196913,6697,381,378.2%1151685418208ap1971
198019,64711,873,000.2%2222481824468ap1981
199021,59115,920,000.1%7273463533749ap1991
199926,28914,717,000.2%182543611359611ap2000
200026,71514,717,000.2%181937722288811ap2001
200127,37914,717,000.2%2118397022710211ap2002
200227,96714,717,000.2%201838735269711ap2003
200328,66514,717,000.2%1920397352810711ap2004
200429,09314,717,000.2%1922417092910111ap2005
200630,05614,717,000.2%19214075132711011ap2007

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


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