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Vicariate Apostolic of Quetta

Vicariatus Apostolicus Quettensis

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  • Victor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I., Vicar Apostolic

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 29 April 2010
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Square Kilometers: 347,188 (134,101 Square Miles)
  • Description: The District of Quetta, Ziarat, Chaggai, Loralai, Sibi and Zhob, Kachhi & Kalat districts and the civil province of Balochistan
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Residence, c/o St. Francis Grammar School, Zarghoon Road, P.O. Box 297, Quetta Cantt. 87300, Pakistan
  • Telephone: (081)283.69.64
  • Fax: 283.42.58

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Prefecture Apostolic of Quetta
9 November 2001ErectedDiocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan
Archdiocese of Karachi
Prefecture Apostolic of Quetta (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Quetta
29 April 2010ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Quetta Vicariate Apostolic of Quetta


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Quetta
Vicariate Apostolic of Quetta

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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