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Diocese of Badulla

Dioecesis Badullanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 December 1972
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Colombo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Square Kilometers: 9,349 (3,611 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Rockhill, Spring Valley Road, 90000 Badulla, Sri Lanka
  • Telephone: (055)222.2079; 222.9241
  • Fax: 222.9241

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 December 1972ErectedDiocese of Kandy Diocese of Badulla (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198012,565893,0001.4%771,79544518ap1981
199017,113952,0001.8%23730570116815ap1991
199920,8481,455,9771.4%261036579217517ap2000
200021,1391,465,0901.4%241034621217217ap2001
200121,4151,477,1451.4%291342509257117ap2002
200221,7201,610,0001.3%261137587377017ap2003
200321,9251,611,0001.4%281240548267117ap2004
200421,9851,614,0001.4%281139563277118ap2005
200615,1441,651,000.9%271542360257019ap2007
201218,6351,724,0001.1%321042443347219ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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