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Diocese of

Badulla

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,500 km²

Population: 18,160 Catholics (1.2% of 1,479,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Colombo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ratnapura (↙), Kandy (↖), Batticaloa (↗), Galle (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 19 parishes, 5 missions, 41 priests (30 diocesan, 11 religious), 99 lay religious (22 brothers, 77 sisters), 9 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.03.03 – ...):Bishop Julian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S. (73)Bishop Julian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S. (73)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka

Ordinaries

Bishops of Badulla (Roman Rite)

Bishop Julian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S. (73)Bishop Julian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S. (73)Permalink
(1997.03.03 – ...)

Bishop of Badulla (Sri Lanka)
President of Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka

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Born:1945.01.16 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1975.09.06
Consecrated Bishop:1997.06.14

Bishop of Badulla (Sri Lanka) (1997.03.03 – ...)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka (2017.02.21 – ...)

Bishop Edmund Joseph Fernando, O.M.I.Permalink
(1983.12.05 – 1997.03.03)

Born:1921.03.25 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1949.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1968.07.17
Died:2004.07.16 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Igilgili (1968.04.09 – 1983.12.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo (Sri Lanka) (1968.04.09 – 1983.12.05)

Bishop of Badulla (Sri Lanka) (1983.12.05 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop Leo Nanayakkara, O.S.B. Silv.Permalink
(1972.12.18 – 1982.05.28)

Born:1917.11.26
Ordained Priest:1950.02.10
Consecrated Bishop:1959.10.03
Died:1982.05.28 († 64)

Bishop of Kandy (Sri Lanka) (1959.07.02 – 1972.12.18)

Bishop of Badulla (Sri Lanka) (1972.12.18 – 1982.05.28)


as of 2018.11.07

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