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Diocese of Tuticorin

Dioecesis Tuticorensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Yvon Ambroise, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 June 1923
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madurai
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 6,440 (2,487 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://tuticorindiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Tuticorin-628001, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (0461)2320.035
  • Fax: 2327.710

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 June 1923ErectedDiocese of Trichinopoly Diocese of Tuticorin (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950110,0001,500,0007.3%724761,4471624045ap1951
1969152,2401,898,0688.0%768841,812852352ap1971
1980198,8001,826,00010.9%9581031,9305969448ap1981
1990271,3621,866,36214.5%13491431,8975467573ap1991
1999314,3502,592,00012.1%134111452,1676569078ap2000
2000317,3702,598,20012.2%138101482,1446269682ap2001
2001325,1702,618,41012.4%145151602,0326769687ap2002
2002330,2002,625,40012.6%145131582,0897269890ap2003
2003340,0002,715,00012.5%154171711,9886769695ap2004
2004348,0002,765,00012.6%146181642,12168605103ap2005
2010421,8202,590,00016.3%168301982,13059702106ap2011

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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