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Diocese of Punalur

Dioecesis Punalurensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 December 1985
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Trivandrum
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 5,052 (1,951 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Punalur-691305, Kerala, India
  • Telephone: (0475)22.22.40

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 December 1985ErectedDiocese of Quilon Diocese of Punalur (erected)
17 June 2004Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Punalur (from Verapoly)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199031,3902,298,1611.4%231033951121602ap1991
199939,0982,414,8871.6%2811391,002172235ap2000
200040,3482,434,9281.7%291544917282308ap2001
200142,9202,452,8841.7%321547913262258ap2002
200244,4752,466,6891.8%371148926232159ap2003
200345,6802,474,1981.8%371249932332209ap2004
200446,7082,482,1001.9%3812509342223210ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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