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Diocese of Vellore

Dioecesis Vellorensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 November 1952
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 12,265 (4,737 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 34 Officer's Line, B.P. 107, Vellore-632001, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (0416)2232.570
  • Fax: 2226.977

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 November 1952ErectedArchdiocese of Madras Diocese of Vellore (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197067,2243,490,9081.9%38579570712421836ap1971
198093,5604,500,0002.1%63371009355438051ap1981
1990126,1805,010,6802.5%864413097012951360ap1991
1998131,1505,590,9532.3%83471301,0087764571ap2002
2002145,8416,287,6322.3%101351361,0726564573ap2003
2003145,9968,877,9891.6%101351361,0735564579ap2004
2004146,0918,869,6981.6%103351381,0585564582ap2005
2010168,98010,363,0001.6%121501719889766685ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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