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Diocese of Sivagangai

Dioecesis Sivagangaiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jebalamai Susaimanickam, Bishop
  • Edward Francis, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 July 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madurai
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 8,353 (3,226 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Britto Nagar, Melur Rd., Sivagangai-630561, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (04575)41.744
  • Fax: 42.594

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 July 1987ErectedArchdiocese of Madurai Diocese of Sivagangai (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990174,5502,142,6358.1%5424782,2373826747ap1991
1999189,3742,460,0307.7%78241021,8565545058ap2000
2000199,8722,460,0308.1%79241031,9406045759ap2001
2001202,4772,667,0417.6%83241071,8924833859ap2002
2002204,0642,880,9057.1%96331291,5815337259ap2003
2003206,8613,116,3636.6%105361411,4675638659ap2004
2004225,5482,479,5609.1%100401401,6118735060ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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