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Diocese of Shimoga

Dioecesis Shimogaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Francis Serrao, S.J., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 November 1988
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bangalore
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 21,405 (8,267 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Sagar Road, Shimoga-577204, Karnataka, India
  • Telephone: (08182)50.314

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 November 1988ErectedArchdiocese of Bangalore
Diocese of Chikmagalur
Diocese of Shimoga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199022,2603,433,115.6%211221,011111016ap1991
199825,1024,222,779.6%289376781015724ap2001
200124,3014,499,804.5%3010406071015522ap2002
200224,5084,510,024.5%3610465321016620ap2003
200324,7254,639,515.5%4318614051817024ap2004
200420,5067,346,000.3%4217593471718424ap2005
201021,0067,822,000.3%4327703003123221ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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