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Diocese of Aurangabad

Dioecesis Aurangabadensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Bernard Lancy Pinto, Bishop
  • Edwin Colašo, Bishop Emeritus
  • Ambrose Rebello, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 December 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nagpur
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 64,080 (24,750 Square Miles)
  • Description: Civil Districts of Aurangabad, Jalna, Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Latur, Beed, and Osmanabad
  • Official Web Site: https://dioceseofaurangabad.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 34 Cantonment, Aurangabad Cantt. 431002, Maharashtra, India
  • Telephone: (0240)2370.576
  • Fax: 2370.245

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 December 1977ErectedDiocese of Amravati (Districts of Aurangabad and Parbhani)
Archdiocese of Hyderabad (Districts of Bhir, Nanded, and Osmanabad)
Diocese of Aurangabad (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198010,4922,420,000.4%11112247619389ap1981
199013,20010,807,000.1%191534388187716ap1991
199917,38010,032,380.2%2519443952112920ap2000
200017,40010,034,400.2%2419434042112920ap2001
200114,00010,026,000.1%2419433252113122ap2002
200214,20010,026,200.1%2619453152115422ap2003
200314,20010,026,200.1%2419433302115822ap2004
200414,20010,026,200.1%2319423382116322ap2005
200614,42510,031,425.1%2119403602116322ap2007
201215,62310,258,000.2%2221433632418323ap2013
201517,59210,383,000.2%2323463823316627ap2016
201819,15010,822,890.2%2525503833121236ap2019
202016,94518,936,800.1%2836642643816327ap2021
202216,28018,731,872.1%3041712294115028ap2023

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 70, Page 232, and Page 233

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