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Diocese of

Gumla

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,337 km²

Population: 190,341 Catholics (15.2% of 1,254,974 total) (2018)

Statistics: 38 parishes, 2 missions, 182 priests (133 diocesan, 49 religious), 420 lay religious (61 brothers, 359 sisters), 50 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ranchi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jashpur (↙), Ambikapur (←), Daltonganj (↖), Ranchi (↗), Khunti (→), Simdega (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Patrick

History


Special Churches

Jashpur (↙), Ambikapur (←), Daltonganj (↖), Ranchi (↗), Khunti (→), Simdega (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gumla (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Alois LakraPermalink
(2006.01.28 – 2021.06.15)

Verbum dei vita nostra

Born:1955.07.11 (Naditoli, India)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.06
Consecrated Bishop:2006.04.05
Died:2021.06.15 (Ranchi, India † 65)

Bishop of Gumla (India) (2006.01.28 – 2021.06.15)

Died of COVID-19.

Bishop Michael Minj, S.J.Permalink
(1993.05.28 – 2004.11.15)

Born:1932.10.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1965.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1993.08.22
Died:2004.11.15 († 72)

Bishop of Gumla (India) (1993.05.28 – 2004.11.15)


as of 2021.08.20

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