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Diocese of Raiganj

Dioecesis Raigangensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 June 1978
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calcutta
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 8,920 (3,445 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Chotparua, P.O. Karnajora-733130, Uttar Dinajpur Dt., West Bengal, India
  • Telephone: (03523)252.735
  • Fax: 256-841

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 June 1978ErectedDiocese of Dumka Diocese of Raiganj (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198021,8982,595,000.8%172191,15225411ap1981
199044,1013,385,0001.3%2610361,225148814ap1991
199972,8256,598,3651.1%5217691,0552714626ap2000
200074,6026,864,1321.1%5320731,0213515527ap2001
200177,0376,901,2511.1%6220829392717029ap2002
200278,1976,972,3661.1%6917869092617628ap2003
200381,7827,261,1451.1%7618948703016930ap2004
200482,8647,352,2341.1%7519948813118330ap2005
201095,6637,814,1421.2%93251188103520333ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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