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Diocese of Kottar

Dioecesis Kottarensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Peter Remigius, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 May 1930
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madurai
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 1,665 (643 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kottardiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 17, Nagercoil-629001, Kanyakumari Dt., Tamilnadu, India
  • Telephone: (04652)33.343
  • Fax: 25.170

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 May 1930ErectedDiocese of Quilon Diocese of Kottar (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950148,321795,00018.7%578652,2811616947ap1951
1970254,0361,125,00022.6%107161232,0653240064ap1971
1980303,0001,350,00022.4%139211601,8936552283ap1981
1990353,8671,703,32220.8%135311662,13116057796ap1991
1999440,8041,734,75225.4%170462162,04058645113ap2000
2000475,1812,098,35522.6%165422072,29555559115ap2001
2001492,9142,113,98723.3%178432212,23056719117ap2002
2002507,9142,129,33823.9%174452192,31957679131ap2003
2003481,1702,146,04422.4%171442152,23876618124ap2004
2004477,1741,720,25027.7%182442262,11174596126ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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