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Diocese of Gumla

Dioecesis Gumlaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Alois Lakra, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 May 1993
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ranchi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 5,327 (2,057 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Gumla-835207, Jharkhand, India
  • Telephone: (06524)223.228

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1993ErectedArchdiocese of Ranchi Diocese of Gumla (erected)
Diocese of Simdega (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999142,804737,68719.4%7522971,4722818034ap2000
2000143,254773,58918.5%75251001,4323119834ap2001
2001144,263707,55520.4%7523981,4722919835ap2002
2002145,263810,25117.9%73421151,2636025635ap2003
2003146,335879,46416.6%74431171,2506126036ap2004
2004148,682892,35916.7%75411161,2816125836ap2005
2006153,231913,53416.8%80391191,2875925437ap2007
2013174,2841,103,95515.8%104511551,1246736737ap2014
2016182,9551,189,82215.4%122481701,0766036538ap2017

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


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