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Diocese of Chinglepet

Dioecesis Chingleputensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 July 2002
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 1,711 (660 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Kancheepram Road, Thimmavaram, Chingleput-603101, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (044)2742.6649
  • Fax: 2743.1784

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 July 2002ErectedArchdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor) Diocese of Chinglepet (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2002130,0001,605,1298.1%4124652,0005961056ap2003
2003110,0002,869,9203.8%4740871,2645537562ap2004
2004115,0002,869,9204.0%53521051,0958749464ap2005
2006126,9512,875,0004.4%62451071,18612342164ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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