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Diocese of Bagdogra

Dioecesis Bagdogranus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 June 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calcutta
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 8,374 (3,234 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Pradhan Nagar, Siliguri - 734003, West Bengal, India
  • Telephone: (0353)2511.182; 2518.153
  • Fax: 2518.153

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 June 1997ErectedDiocese of Darjeeling Diocese of Bagdogra (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199940,214630,8766.4%1514291,3862210414ap2000
200043,576662,8466.6%1616321,3612311114ap2001
200145,560693,4266.6%1616321,4232312315ap2002
200246,978718,2646.5%1719361,3042913415ap2003
200347,532750,0006.3%1920391,2183013415ap2004
200447,956800,0006.0%1921401,1982713616ap2005
200648,557890,0005.5%2226481,0113613916ap2007
201253,1141,002,0005.3%2630569483314519ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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