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Diocese of Berhampur

Dioecesis Berhampurensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Sarat Chandra Nayak, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 January 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 51,289 (19,810 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.B. 27, Brahmapur 760001, Ganjam Dt., Orissa, India
  • Telephone: (0680)645.04.42
  • Fax: 240.43.37

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 January 1974ErectedDiocese of Cuttack Diocese of Berhampur (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198030,0096,098,000.5%43741731578020ap1981
199041,8776,667,122.6%1338518216515322ap1991
199986,4007,735,0071.1%4751988817416568ap2000
200086,4747,835,0071.1%4547929397717686ap2001
200186,4747,835,0071.1%5247998737717686ap2002
200291,3907,835,0071.2%56511078548317646ap2003
200398,5007,751,3001.3%58541128798218345ap2004
2004100,8007,751,3001.3%61551168688318547ap2005
2006107,3788,374,0061.3%68581268527719049ap2007
2012125,2419,161,0001.4%666613294814123343ap2013

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


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