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Diocese of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar)

Dioecesis Raikotensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Josť Chittooparambil, C.M.I., Bishop
  • Gregory Karotemprel, C.M.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 February 1977ErectedDiocese of Ahmedabad (Amreli, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kutch (Bhuj), Rajkot, and Surendranagar) Diocese of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar) (erected)
11 November 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar) (from Bombay)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19806,6899,381,000.1%3232209344510ap1981
19909,13212,384,000.1%44442079520440ap1991
19999,80015,000,000.1%5737812512529047ap2000
20009,80015,000,000.1%7828911012530547ap2001
200110,00015,000,000.1%9921019914031747ap2002
200211,00015,000,000.1%17961139715333046ap2003
200311,50015,017,107.1%111061179815735246ap2004
200412,00015,017,107.1%161081249615239012ap2005
200913,50015,805,000.1%271221499015744914ap2010
201013,00016,025,000.1%281281568316845714ap2011
201413,00016,900,000.1%339612910012350214ap2015
201713,17017,703,293.1%378211911010347014ap2018
202013,60018,334,400.1%399513410111449914ap2021

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 69, Page 246, and Page 247
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 95, Page 164, and Page 165

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