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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Gandhinagar

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 29,942 km²

Population: 15,970 Catholics (0.2% of 10,579,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Ahmedabad, Baroda, Rajkot

Neighbouring Dioceses: Rajkot (↙), Ajmer (↑), Udaipur (↗), Baroda (↘), Ahmedabad (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Our Lady Queen of the World

Statistics: 18 parishes, 2 missions, 61 priests (29 diocesan, 32 religious), 143 lay religious (33 brothers, 110 sisters), 8 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.06.12 – ...):Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (66)Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (66)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Gandhinagar (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (66)Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (66)Permalink
(2015.06.12 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gandhinagar (India)

Called to do good

Born:1952.10.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1988.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.11

Bishop of Ahmedabad (India) (2002.11.11 – 2015.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gandhinagar (India) (2015.06.12 – ...)

Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79)Permalink
(2002.10.11 – 2015.06.12)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Baroda (India)
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gandhinagar (India)

Mary, Mother of God

Born:1939.10.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.23
Consecrated Bishop:1990.08.24

Bishop of Ahmedabad (India) (1990.05.21 – 2002.10.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gandhinagar (India) (2002.10.11 – 2015.06.12)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Baroda (India) (2016.05.23 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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