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Diocese of Buxar

Dioecesis Buxarensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Sebastian Kallupura, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 December 2005
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Patna
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 11,298 (4,363 Square Miles)
  • Description: Civil Districts of Buxar, Bhojpur, Bhabua, and Rohtas
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Nayee Bazar, Buxar-802101, Bihar, India
  • Telephone: (0183)226.717

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 December 2005ErectedArchdiocese of Patna Diocese of Buxar (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200515,7455,781,132.3%8142271596313bul12Dec2005
200624,0009,585,460.3%81725960396813ap2007
201225,43410,342,000.2%111829877289214ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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