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Diocese of

Daltonganj

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,750 km²

Population: 63,315 Catholics (2.0% of 3,206,155 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ranchi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ambikapur (↙), Allahabad (↖), Buxar (↑), Patna (↗), Hazaribag (→), Ranchi (↘), Gumla (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 23 parishes, 3 missions, 74 priests (40 diocesan, 34 religious), 238 lay religious (52 brothers, 186 sisters), 26 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2016.07.07 – ...):Bishop Jojo Anand (57)Bishop Jojo Anand (57)

Bishop of Hazaribag (India)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Daltonganj (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jojo Anand (57)Bishop Jojo Anand (57)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.07.07 – ...)

Bishop Gabriel Kujur, S.J. (71)Bishop Gabriel Kujur, S.J. (71)Permalink
(1997.03.03 – 2016.07.07)

Bishop emeritus of Daltonganj (India)

Heart to heart

Born:1945.07.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.08

Bishop of Daltonganj (India) (1997.03.03 – 2016.07.07)

Bishop Charles Soreng, S.J. (82)Bishop Charles Soreng, S.J. (82)Permalink
(1989.10.23 – 1995.04.01)

Bishop emeritus of Hazaribag (India)

We need a merciful Father

Born:1934.08.18 (India)
Ordained Priest:1969.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.09

Bishop of Daltonganj (India) (1989.10.23 – 1995.04.01)

Bishop of Hazaribag (India) (1995.04.01 – 2012.09.08)

Bishop George Victor Saupin, S.J.Permalink
(1971.06.05 – 1987.11.30)

Born:1923.08.20 (India)
Ordained Priest:1958.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1971.10.13
Died:1993.08.02 († 69)

Bishop of Daltonganj (India) (1971.06.05 – 1987.11.30)

Bishop of Bhagalpur (India) (1987.11.30 – 1993.08.02)


as of 2017.04.10

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