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Diocese of Pala

Dioecesis Palaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Claude Bouchard, O.M.I., Bishop
  • Georges-Hilaire Dupont, O.M.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Pala
19 December 1956ErectedDiocese of Garoua Prefecture Apostolic of Pala (erected)
Diocese of Pala
16 January 1964ElevatedArchdiocese of Nagpur
Prefecture Apostolic of Pala
Diocese of Pala

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Pala
19708,445500,0001.7%529342483325ap1971
198015,145530,0002.9%72229522274924ap1981
199016,510606,0002.7%122638434345127ap1991
199926,263910,0002.9%152136729276027ap2000
200026,573950,0002.8%182240664246028ap2001
200128,382970,0002.9%202343660286431ap2002
200230,078995,0003.0%172340751297431ap2003
200332,5871,025,0003.2%182240814316331ap2004
200435,2461,025,0003.4%192039903306031ap2005

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


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