GCatholic.org


Map

Diocese of

Bongaigaon

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,630 km²

Population: 67,316 Catholics (0.8% of 8,045,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Guwahati

Neighbouring Dioceses: Dinajpur (↙), Jalpaiguri (←), Darjeeling (↑), Guwahati (→), Tura (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Christ the Light of the World

Statistics: 31 parishes, 1 mission, 75 priests (26 diocesan, 49 religious), 284 lay religious (73 brothers, 211 sisters), 16 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.05.10 – ...):Bishop Thomas Pulloppillil (64)Bishop Thomas Pulloppillil (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bongaigaon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas Pulloppillil (64)Bishop Thomas Pulloppillil (64)Permalink
(2000.05.10 – ...)

Bishop of Bongaigaon (India)

To build and to plant

Born:1954.07.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1981.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:2000.08.20

Bishop of Bongaigaon (India) (2000.05.10 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

© 2018 GCatholic.org

Up