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Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore

Dioecesis S. Thomae de Meliapor

United

To: Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor)



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Historical Details


Past Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 January 1606ErectedDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore (erected)
1642Territory LostDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore Vicariate Apostolic of Fort Saint George (erected)
1834Territory LostDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore
13 November 1952Territory LostDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore Diocese of Tanjore (erected)
13 November 1952UnitedArchdiocese of Madras
Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore
Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950120,0843,000,0004.0%105151201,0002742862ap1951

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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