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Diocese of Guntur

Dioecesis Gunturensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Bali Gali, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 February 1940
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Visakhapatnam
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 12,803 (4,945 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofguntur.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Chandramoulinagar, Guntur-522007, A.P., India
  • Telephone: (0863)2350.720
  • Fax: 2351.234

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 February 1940ErectedDiocese of Nellore Diocese of Guntur (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195038,0872,277,2831.7%434388512523ap1951
197069,7473,600,0001.9%589671,0411534534ap1971
1980106,0723,316,0723.2%6528931,1403735444ap1981
1990126,4734,590,0002.8%66421081,1717141851ap1991
1999163,5164,861,4623.4%75501251,3089750266ap2000
2000172,6164,896,9823.5%77521291,3389653172ap2001
2001183,1504,980,5403.7%85521371,33610053171ap2002
2002185,1502,025,1909.1%85601451,2769649572ap2003
2003191,9645,035,2103.8%100621621,1847952274ap2004
2004195,6305,044,5203.9%99651641,1928254074ap2005
2006218,0975,150,9454.2%103651681,2988257079ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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