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Diocese of Ambikapur

Dioecesis Ambikapurensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Patras Minj, S.J., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 10 November 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Raipur
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 22,337 (8,627 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Ambikhapur-497001, Surguja Dr., Chhattisgarh, India
  • Telephone: (07774) 230.063
  • Fax: 230.973

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 November 1977SplitDiocese of Raigarh-Ambikapur Diocese of Ambikapur
Diocese of Raigarh
27 February 2004Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Ambikapur (from Bhopal)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198032,4111,351,0002.4%152338852481011ap1981
199051,9041,756,0003.0%313364811591971ap1991
199968,8482,580,0002.7%5335887824929444ap2000
200071,7002,580,0002.8%61451066765931544ap2001
200174,6122,590,0002.9%66421086906032045ap2002
200275,9872,600,0002.9%71501216277134046ap2003
200374,0402,600,0002.8%75491245977839446ap2004
200480,0292,600,0003.1%74481226559824746ap2005
200683,5782,627,0003.2%91491405967940547ap2007
201283,7812,727,0003.1%100401405986345651ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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