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Diocese of Vijayapuram

Dioecesis Viiayapuramensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 July 1930
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Verapoly
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 9,000 (3,476 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 82, Kottayam-686001, Kerala, India
  • Telephone: (0481)2304.346
  • Fax: 2565.863

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 July 1930ErectedArchdiocese of Verapoly Diocese of Vijayapuram (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195054,7031,803,7543.0%2515401,367165643ap1951
197065,9912,680,0002.5%70289867338160114ap1971
198071,4544,062,0301.8%80341146264825365ap1981
199087,2084,679,0441.9%813111277814937866ap1991
199982,9865,103,5761.6%813211373414645069ap2000
200071,9684,084,1441.8%833311662019842370ap2001
200177,1854,129,1451.9%9339132584311542971ap2002
200281,3034,631,5061.8%9340133611212845172ap2003
200381,3033,581,5062.3%9340133611311042572ap2004
200482,9303,584,5062.3%9433127652310747074ap2005
201079,0213,864,8792.0%10657163484215049580ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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