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Diocese of

Aizawl

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,002 km²

Population: 39,984 Catholics (0.8% of 4,991,014 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Shillong

Neighbouring Dioceses: Chittagong (↙), Agartala (↙), Sylhet (←), Jowai (↖), Diphu (↑), Imphal (→), Hakha (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Statistics: 32 parishes, 64 priests (27 diocesan, 37 religious), 249 lay religious (51 brothers, 198 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches

Chittagong (↙), Agartala (↙), Sylhet (←), Jowai (↖), Diphu (↑), Imphal (→), Hakha (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.10.02 – ...):Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (66)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aizawl (Roman Rite)

Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (66)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (66)Permalink
(2001.10.02 – ...)

Bishop of Aizawl (India)

To serve in unity

Born:1952.06.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1981.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.02

Bishop of Aizawl (India) (2001.10.02 – ...)

Bishop Denzil Reginald D’SouzaPermalink
(1996.01.11 – 2000.10.18)

Born:1929.07.02 (India)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1969.11.23
Died:2002.10.25 († 73)

Bishop of Silchar (India) (1969.06.26 – 1996.01.11)

Bishop of Aizawl (India) (1996.01.11 – 2000.10.18)

Bishops of Silchar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Denzil Reginald D’SouzaPermalink
(1969.06.26 – 1996.01.11)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Haflong (Roman Rite)

Fr. George Daniel Breen, C.S.C.Permalink
(1952.03.21 – 1969)

Born:1897
Ordained Priest:1924.01.20
Died:1997.01.26 († 100)

Prefect Apostolic of Haflong (India) (1952.03.21 – 1969)


as of 2018.11.07

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