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Diocese of

Asansol

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,300 km²

Population: 31,882 Catholics (0.2% of 14,814,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calcutta

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ranchi (←), Dumka (↑), Krishnagar (→), Calcutta (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Francis Xavier

Statistics: 16 parishes, 15 missions, 67 priests (43 diocesan, 24 religious), 234 lay religious (46 brothers, 188 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.10.24 – ...):Bishop Cyprian Monis (73)Bishop Cyprian Monis (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Asansol (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cyprian Monis (73)Bishop Cyprian Monis (73)Permalink
(1997.10.24 – ...)

Bishop of Asansol (India)

Sacred Heart of God

Born:1945.04.11 (India)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1994.08.04

Titular Bishop of Molicunza (1994.03.26 – 1997.10.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Calcutta (India) (1994.03.26 – 1997.10.24)

Bishop of Asansol (India) (1997.10.24 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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