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Diocese of

Gumla

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,337 km²

Population: 189,855 Catholics (15.4% of 1,235,974 total) (2017)

Statistics: 38 parishes, 2 missions, 178 priests (128 diocesan, 50 religious), 422 lay religious (62 brothers, 360 sisters), 38 seminarians (2017)

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


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.01.28 – ...):Bishop Paul Alois Lakra (64)Bishop Paul Alois Lakra (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gumla (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Alois Lakra (64)Bishop Paul Alois Lakra (64)Permalink
(2006.01.28 – ...)

Bishop of Gumla (India)

Verbum dei vita nostra

Born:1955.07.11 (India)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.06
Consecrated Bishop:2006.04.05

Bishop of Gumla (India) (2006.01.28 – ...)

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 2020.06.16

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