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Diocese of Ootacamund

Dioecesis Ootacamundensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Amalraj Arulappan, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 July 1955
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 7,312 (2,824 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.ootacamunddiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 5, St. Mary's Hill, Wood Cock Road, Udhagamandalam-643001, Nilgiris Dt., Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (0423)2442.366
  • Fax: 2447.996

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 July 1955ErectedDiocese of Mysore Diocese of Ootacamund (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197046,892970,0004.8%5213657213035057ap1971
198057,6001,047,0005.5%5917767578251040ap1981
199071,2501,160,0006.1%79221017057255553ap1991
199984,0001,450,0005.8%94221167247455657ap2000
200084,8331,460,0005.8%92221147446556057ap2001
200185,0001,461,0005.8%93221157396055057ap2002
200284,9001,461,0005.8%90241147448655057ap2003
200384,0001,464,0005.7%91241157307455257ap2004
200484,6001,461,0005.8%92251177237355259ap2005
201388,2422,060,2344.3%107191267007752862ap2014
2016109,7632,274,3214.8%105341397899051864ap2017

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


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