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Diocese of Kumbakonam

Dioecesis Kumbakonamensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Antonysamy Francis, Bishop

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 September 1899ErectedDiocese of Kumbakonam (erected)
26 May 1930Territory LostDiocese of Kumbakonam
Diocese of Mysore
Archdiocese of Pondicherry
Diocese of Salem (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950105,5611,593,1986.6%728801,3192017648ap1951
1970140,8563,000,0004.7%839921,5311338248ap1971
1980159,7123,475,0004.6%9191001,5972350464ap1981
1990187,3403,859,6804.9%93221151,6293555664ap1991
1999220,7721,979,28711.2%105311361,6237146874ap2000
2000198,0482,134,7469.3%111441551,2776945375ap2001
2001198,8352,110,0509.4%108351431,3906466176ap2002
2002205,1152,278,4789.0%109441531,3407047876ap2003
2003207,2352,448,2008.5%109441531,3548754278ap2004
2004195,5822,605,7327.5%114441581,2378754580ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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