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Diocese of Kohima

Dioecesis Kohimaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • James Thoppil, Bishop
  • Jose Mukala, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 28 March 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Imphal
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 16,579 (6,403 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kohimadiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 149, Dimapur-797001, Nagaland, India
  • Telephone: (0370)2228.452
  • Fax: (03862)227.083

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Kohima-Imphal
29 January 1973ErectedDiocese of Dibrugarh Diocese of Kohima-Imphal (erected)
28 March 1980SplitDiocese of Kohima-Imphal Diocese of Imphal
Diocese of Kohima
Diocese of Kohima
28 March 1980SplitDiocese of Kohima-Imphal Diocese of Imphal
Diocese of Kohima

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kohima
198047,8001,660,0002.9%2935647464017232ap1981
199033,826785,0004.3%25537843314317026ap1991
199942,7111,222,3923.5%445810241811820224ap2000
200044,4591,241,0653.6%476711438912623624ap2001
200146,0381,315,8803.5%496311241113023824ap2002
200248,1961,988,6362.4%516511641512524024ap2003
200350,6321,988,6362.5%546912341113024325ap2004
200450,8731,990,3002.6%577413138812224832ap2005
200654,4012,042,0002.7%626913141514324334ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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