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Archdiocese of Goa e Damão

Archidioecesis Goanus et Damanensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • United: 1 May 1928
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 4,194 (1,619 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archgoadaman.org/
  • Mailing Address: Paco Patriarcal, P.O. Box 216, Altinho, Panaji, Goa-403001, India
  • Telephone: (0832)2223.353; 2225.291
  • Fax: 2224.139

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Goa
31 January 1533ErectedDiocese of Goa (erected)
Archdiocese of Goa
4 February 1558ElevatedDiocese of Goa Archdiocese of Goa
1637Territory LostArchdiocese of Goa Vicariate Apostolic of Idalcan / Deccan / Bijapur (erected)
1 September 1886Territory LostArchdiocese of Goa Diocese of Damão (erected)
Archdiocese of Goa e Damão
1 May 1928UnitedDiocese of Damão
Archdiocese of Goa
Archdiocese of Goa e Damão
19 September 1953Territory LostArchdiocese of Goa e Damão
Diocese of Poona
Diocese of Belgaum (erected)
1 January 1976ElevatedArchdiocese of Goa e Damão (No longer a metropolitan)
25 November 2006ElevatedArchdiocese of Goa e Damão (Became a metropolitan)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Goa e Damão
1970259,660655,70039.6%608124732354189627148ap1971
1980424,5001,106,85038.4%460188648655232764158ap1981
1990385,0761,852,00020.8%404178582661366744160ap1991
1999451,2201,442,91331.3%361247608742450951166ap2000
2000453,4501,445,91531.4%365244609744423955162ap2001
2001458,4501,446,21931.7%370245615745507944163ap2002
2002450,1301,502,05730.0%371248619727450941162ap2003
2003449,8181,665,99427.0%364248612734424888165ap2004
2004454,9261,685,33527.0%382226608748386849165ap2005
2006627,4001,763,59835.6%377253630995436870166ap2007

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


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