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Diocese of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese)

Dioecesis Sagarensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Anthony Chirayath, Bishop
  • Joseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 26 February 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bhopal
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 39,020 (15,071 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 32, Saugor Cantt.-470001, M.P. India
  • Telephone: (07582)222.633
  • Fax: 222.175

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese)
29 July 1968ErectedArchiepiscopal Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
Diocese of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese)
26 February 1977ElevatedArchiepiscopal Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese)
19701,4801,697,175.1%213159815303ap1971
Diocese of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese)
19802,3001282979501208ap1981
19903,1124,636,000.1%740476626222726ap1991
19996,3505,636,420.1%11223319213931427ap2000
20006,4105,742,620.1%14163021312619326ap2001
20016,4705,742,620.1%1416302152719326ap2002
200256,0004,592,4001.2%1822401,40013319826ap2003
20036,6004,538,500.1%19214016512620926ap2004
20046,7104,538,500.1%20163618613021925ap2005
20097,2004,840,000.1%39104914611923040ap2010
20107,1504,907,000.1%44105413211823040ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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