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Diocese of Multan

Dioecesis Multanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Andrew Francis, Bishop
  • Ernest Bertrand Boland, O.P., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 20 July 1939
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lahore
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Square Kilometers: 98,705 (38,124 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 133, 63 Aurangzeb Road, Multan 60000, Pakistan
  • Telephone: (061)51.26.48
  • Fax: 58.66.62

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Multan
17 December 1936ErectedDiocese of Lahore Prefecture Apostolic of Multan (erected)
Diocese of Multan
20 July 1939ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Multan Diocese of Multan
13 April 1960Territory LostDiocese of Multan Diocese of Lyallpur (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Multan
195040,10310,026,000.4%20202,0052048ap1951
197023,0997,042,918.3%219211,0993137ap1971
198030,73612,463,000.2%418221,3971324710ap1981
199074,20014,114,000.5%1014243,091154810ap1991
1999115,00031,640,000.4%1216284,107295117ap2000
2000115,00031,640,000.4%1316293,965265017ap2001
2001115,50031,640,456.4%1410244,8122183617ap2002
200298,86531,640,456.3%1013234,298303618ap2003
200399,01531,900,000.3%1111224,50023418ap2004
200499,37532,162,000.3%1015253,97531418ap2005

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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