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Diocese of Bettiah

Dioecesis Bettiahensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 June 1998
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Patna
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 10,689 (4,128 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Bettiah-845438, West Champaran, Bihar, India
  • Telephone: (06254)243.590
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 June 1998ErectedDiocese of Muzaffarpur Diocese of Bettiah (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19994,70011,824,988.0%1816341381914812ap2000
20005,70011,824,988.0%1417311832313612ap2001
20015,69111,824,988.0%1318311832614112ap2002
20025,71014,548,468.0%1321341673714012ap2003
20035,71914,548,488.0%1419331732214412ap2004
20045,72914,548,515.0%1219311842213712ap2005
20065,76114,706,000.0%1319321802114012ap2007
20125,81015,891,000.0%1422361612813512ap2013
20155,91316,518,000.0%1829471253613313ap2016
20185,95214,658,261.0%2228501193113413ap2019

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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