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Diocese of Tura

Dioecesis Turanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Andrew Marak, Bishop
  • George Mamalassery, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1 March 1973
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Shillong
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 8,500 (3,283 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.B. 10, West Garo Hills Dt., Tura-794001, Meghalaya, India
  • Telephone: (03651)222.370
  • Fax: 221.318

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 March 1973ErectedArchdiocese of Shillong-Gauhati Diocese of Tura (erected)
30 March 1992Territory LostArchdiocese of Shillong-Gauhati
Diocese of Tezpur
Diocese of Tura
Diocese of Guwahati (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198061,5021,800,0003.4%920292,120275614ap1981
1990124,5311,255,3119.9%2426502,4903311523ap1991
1999175,653695,00025.3%3529642,7444314628ap2000
2000179,887700,00025.7%3731682,6454614828ap2001
2001187,811705,00026.6%3830682,7617415029ap2002
2002191,632720,00026.6%4029692,7777814829ap2003
2003195,692730,00026.8%4030702,7954819832ap2004
2004201,707762,47326.5%4130712,8408520432ap2005
2010239,511807,00029.7%4239812,95610023138ap2011

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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