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Archdiocese of Gandhinagar

Archidioecesis Gandhinagarensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J., Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 11 November 2002
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 29,940 (11,564 Square Miles)
  • Description: In the state of Gujarat: the districts of Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Patan, Banaskantha, and Sabarkantha
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, Sector 8, Gandhinagar-382008, Gujarat, India
  • Telephone: (079)2322.7541
  • Fax: 2322.1912

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 November 2002ErectedDiocese of Ahmedabad Archdiocese of Gandhinagar (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200214,0007,270,466.2%132841341317314ap2003
200314,0008,618,300.2%172744318297514ap2004
200414,5459,000,000.2%203050290328014ap2005
200615,22110,000,000.2%2133542811378714ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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