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Vicariate Apostolic of Quetta

Apostolicus Vicariatus Quettensis



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Bishop(s)

  • 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

DateEventFromTo
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

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Quetta
200127,0005,000,000.5%883,375812ap2002
200227,0006,511,358.4%2573,8576145ap2003
200327,5556,511,358.4%19102,7559155ap2004
200427,9026,511,358.4%1893,10011165ap2005
Vicariate Apostolic of Quetta
201030,5187,296,000.4%13132,34713248ap2011

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


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