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Diocese of

Gwalior

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 33,583 km²

Population: 4,950 Catholics (0.1% of 6,098,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bhopal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ajmer (←), Jaipur (←), Agra (↑), Jhansi (↘), Sagar (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. John the Baptist

Statistics: 25 parishes, 3 missions, 35 priests (25 diocesan, 10 religious), 85 lay religious (10 brothers, 75 sisters), 15 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.10.18 – ...):Bishop Thomas Thennatt, S.A.C. (64)Bishop Thomas Thennatt, S.A.C. (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gwalior (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas Thennatt, S.A.C. (64)Bishop Thomas Thennatt, S.A.C. (64)Permalink
(2016.10.18 – ...)

Bishop of Gwalior (India)

The joy of the Lord is my strenth

Born:1953.11.26 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.10.21
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.08

Bishop of Gwalior (India) (2016.10.18 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Kaithathara (79)Bishop Joseph Kaithathara (79)Permalink
(1999.02.09 – 2016.10.18)

Bishop emeritus of Gwalior (India)

Patentia et caritate

Born:1939.06.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.01

Bishop of Gwalior (India) (1999.02.09 – 2016.10.18)


as of 2018.11.07

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