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Diocese of Lucknow

Dioecesis Lucknovensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gerald John Mathias, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 January 1940
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Agra
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 45,125 (17,429 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Hazratganj, P.O. Box 70, Lucknow-226001, U.P., India
  • Telephone: (0522)225.472; 215.644
  • Fax: 224.885

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 January 1940ErectedArchdiocese of Agra
Diocese of Allahabad
Diocese of Lucknow (erected)
19 January 1989Territory LostDiocese of Lucknow Diocese of Bareilly (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195026260306010ap1951
19705,38616,701,410.0%311950107371182ap1971
19807,0504014541303228233ap1981*
19904,38817,556,000.0%42749891620520ap1991
19996,77521,681,894.0%601575903424331ap2000
20007,43421,882,780.0%621577963425732ap2001
20017,02422,681,894.0%601777913425633ap2002
20026,95722,681,894.0%652489784129035ap2003
20036,98022,681,894.0%681886813730034ap2004
20047,30522,681,901.0%691685852829636ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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