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Diocese of Simdega

Dioecesis Simdegaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vincent Barwa, Bishop
  • Joseph Minj, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 May 1993
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ranchi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 2,323 (897 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Simdega-835223, Simdega Dt., Jharkhand, India
  • Telephone: (06525)225.333

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1993ErectedArchdiocese of Ranchi Diocese of Simdega (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999159,474446,42135.7%7317901,7713214526ap2000
2000158,063446,42135.4%7622981,6123815528ap2001
2001158,950446,42135.6%77241011,5733416127ap2002
2002149,159511,91929.1%81241051,4203416127ap2003
2003163,703511,91932.0%7918971,6873415127ap2004
2004164,139511,91932.1%8116971,6923415327ap2005
2010173,225548,00031.6%86211071,6186519030ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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