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Archdiocese of Nagpur

Archidioecesis Nagpurensis

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Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 19 September 1953
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 59,042 (22,804 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, 25 Kamptee Road, Mohan Nagar P.O., Nagpur-440001, Maharashtra, India
  • Telephone: (0712)2533.765
  • Fax: 2527.906

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Nagpur
11 July 1887ErectedDiocese of Vizagapatam Diocese of Nagpur (erected)
18 July 1932Territory LostDiocese of Allahabad
Diocese of Nagpur
Prefecture Apostolic of Jubbulpore (erected)
11 March 1935Territory LostDiocese of Ajmer
Diocese of Allahabad
Diocese of Nagpur
Prefecture Apostolic of Indore (erected)
14 June 1951Territory LostArchdiocese of Calcutta
Diocese of Nagpur
Diocese of Ranchi
Diocese of Sambalpur (erected)
13 December 1951Territory LostDiocese of Nagpur
Diocese of Ranchi
Diocese of Raigarh-Ambikapur (erected)
Archdiocese of Nagpur
19 September 1953ElevatedDiocese of Nagpur Archdiocese of Nagpur
8 May 1955Territory LostArchdiocese of Nagpur Diocese of Amravati (erected)
16 January 1964Territory LostArchdiocese of Nagpur
Prefecture Apostolic of Pala
Diocese of Pala
29 July 1968Territory LostDiocese of Amravati
Archdiocese of Nagpur
Apostolic Exarchate of Chanda (Syro-Malabar) (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Nagpur
Archdiocese of Nagpur

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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