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Diocese of Port Blair

Dioecesis Portus Blairensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 June 1984
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ranchi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 8,293 (3,203 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Deeptidham, P.B. 466, P.O. Junglighat, Port Blair-744103, Andaman Islands, India
  • Telephone: (03192)30.445
  • Fax: 30.464

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 June 1984ErectedArchdiocese of Ranchi Diocese of Port Blair (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199023,097198,00011.7%18181,28320438ap1991
199935,469392,9699.0%820281,266218211ap2000
200036,436398,8649.1%820281,301217811ap2001
200138,652421,2179.2%1021311,246228111ap2002
200238,120410,0989.3%1220321,191218512ap2003
200338,860356,26510.9%1424381,022248812ap2004
200439,469356,26511.1%1424381,038248613ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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