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Diocese of Rajshahi

Dioecesis Raishahiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gervas Rozario, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 May 1990
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dhaka
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bangladesh
  • Square Kilometers: 18,063 (6,976 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.rajcathdioc.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Omorpur, P.O. Shopura, Rajshahi 6203, Bangladesh
  • Telephone: (0721)761.533
  • Fax: 861.647

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 May 1990ErectedDiocese of Rajshahi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199023,00012,250,000.2%1010201,15010588ap1991
199935,01014,216,879.2%209291,207158115ap2000
200036,06514,217,934.3%2110311,163168815ap2001
200137,91214,473,020.3%209291,307159415ap2002
200239,05614,220,948.3%249331,183189415ap2003
200340,69914,222,660.3%228301,35689415ap2004
200445,52614,578,226.3%248321,42289117ap2005
201056,01815,709,000.4%501060933348717ap2011
201460,88718,329,000.3%3610461,3233410019ap2015

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


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