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Diocese of Agartala

Dioecesis Agartalanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Lumen Monteiro, C.S.C., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 January 1996
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Shillong
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 10,491 (4,052 Square Miles)
  • Description: comprises the entire state of Tripura
  • Mailing Address: Jeevajyothi Diocesan Center, Airport Road, P.O. Durjoynagar, Agartala-799009, Tripura, India
  • Telephone: (0381) 234.24.01

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 January 1996ErectedDiocese of Silchar Diocese of Agartala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199916,1022,790,015.6%3535460466310ap2000
200017,1203,022,758.6%3636475476512ap2001
200117,9513,191,168.6%24143417547513ap2002
200219,0153,191,168.6%3737513478113ap2003
200319,9963,291,285.6%34043465528513ap2004
200421,1623,379,977.6%34245470558613ap2005
200624,1253,411,260.7%44246524528713ap2007
201235,7993,655,9151.0%45054662999716ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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