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Diocese of

Bettiah

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,689 km²

Population: 5,996 Catholics (0.0% of 14,594,534 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Patna

Neighbouring Dioceses: Varanasi (↙), Gorakhpur (←), Nepal (↗), Muzaffarpur (↘), Patna (↘), Buxar (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Rosary

Statistics: 13 parishes, 13 missions, 55 priests (19 diocesan, 36 religious), 176 lay religious (43 brothers, 133 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.07.22 – ...):Bishop Peter Sebastian Goveas (63)Bishop Peter Sebastian Goveas (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bettiah (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Sebastian Goveas (63)Bishop Peter Sebastian Goveas (63)Permalink
(2017.07.22 – ...)

Bishop of Bettiah (India)

Born:1955.02.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1983.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2017.10.19

Bishop of Bettiah (India) (2017.07.22 – ...)

Archbishop Victor Henry Thakur (64)Bishop Victor Henry Thakur (64) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1998.06.27 – 2013.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Raipur (India)

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Born:1954.07.01 (India)
Ordained Priest:1984.05.03
Consecrated Bishop:1998.11.11

Bishop of Bettiah (India) (1998.06.27 – 2013.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Raipur (India) (2013.07.03 – ...)

Prefects Apostolic of Bettiah (Roman Rite)

Fr. Eugen Remigius Schwarz, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1892 – 1918.02)

Died:1918.02

Prefect Apostolic of Bettiah (India) (1892 – 1918.02)


as of 2018.11.07

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