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Diocese of Karwar

Dioecesis Karvarensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Derek Fernandes, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 January 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bangalore
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 10,277 (3,969 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Office, Puneeth Sadan, Shirwad, Karwar-581306, Uttar Kannada, Karnataka, India
  • Telephone: (08382)282.364
  • Fax: 282.452

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 January 1976ErectedDiocese of Belgaum Diocese of Karwar (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198041,5231,307,2863.2%2614401,0381412929ap1981
199046,8091,544,7003.0%499588071219742ap1991
199950,5251,570,0003.2%8711985151326059ap2000
200051,2001,562,7833.3%89111005121326063ap2001
200152,7451,850,0002.9%7512876061421965ap2002
200253,2001,850,0002.9%7612886041522465ap2003
200353,6001,850,0002.9%7612886091522765ap2004
200453,8701,353,3004.0%7913925851522265ap2005
200653,8001,368,0003.9%84181025272122465ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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