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Diocese of

Eluru

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,800 km²

Population: 356,894 Catholics (4.0% of 8,860,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Visakhapatnam

Neighbouring Dioceses: Vijayawada (↙), Khammam (↖), Visakhapatnam (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Statistics: 115 parishes, 1 mission, 289 priests (129 diocesan, 160 religious), 1,488 lay religious (723 brothers, 765 sisters), 54 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.06.13 – ...):Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera (53)Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Eluru (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera (53)Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera (53)Permalink
(2013.06.13 – ...)

Bishop of Eluru (India)

Renew all things in Christ

Born:1965.08.27 (India)
Ordained Priest:1992.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:2013.07.25

Bishop of Eluru (India) (2013.06.13 – ...)

Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapup (69)Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapup (69)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.08.25 – 2013.06.13)

Bishop John MulagadaPermalink
(1976.12.09 – 2009.08.16)

Renew

Born:1937.12.12 (India)
Ordained Priest:1965.01.04
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.05
Died:2009.08.16 († 71)

Bishop of Eluru (India) (1976.12.09 – 2009.08.16)


as of 2018.11.07

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