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Diocese of

Hyderabad

Pakistan Pakistan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 137,386 km²

Population: 50,283 Catholics (0.2% of 22,723,994 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Karachi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Karachi (←), Quetta (↖), Multan (↗), Ajmer (→), Rajkot (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 15 parishes, 1 mission, 24 priests (10 diocesan, 14 religious), 79 lay religious (25 brothers, 54 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.12.16 – ...):Bishop Samson Shukardin, O.F.M. (57)Bishop Samson Shukardin, O.F.M. (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Hyderabad (Roman Rite)

Bishop Samson Shukardin, O.F.M. (57)Bishop Samson Shukardin, O.F.M. (57)Permalink
(2014.12.16 – ...)

Bishop of Hyderabad (Pakistan)

Ambassadors of Christ

Born:1961.01.29 (Pakistan)
Ordained Priest:1993.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:2015.01.31

Bishop of Hyderabad (Pakistan) (2014.12.16 – ...)

Bishop Max John Rodrigues (80)Bishop Max John Rodrigues (80)Permalink
(1999.12.03 – 2014.12.16)

Bishop emeritus of Hyderabad (Pakistan)

Mission, unity, community—that they all may be one

Born:1938.05.29 (Pakistan)
Ordained Priest:1966.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.25

Bishop of Hyderabad (Pakistan) (1999.12.03 – 2014.12.16)

Cardinal Joseph Coutts (73)Bishop Joseph Coutts (73) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1990.09.01 – 1998.06.27)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bonaventura da Bagnoregio
Metropolitan Archbishop of Karachi (Pakistan)

Harmony

Born:1945.07.21 (Pakistan)
Ordained Priest:1971.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:1988.09.16
Created Cardinal:2018.06.28

Coadjutor Bishop of Hyderabad (Pakistan) (1988.05.05 – 1990.09.01)

Bishop of Hyderabad (Pakistan) (1990.09.01 – 1998.06.27)

Bishop of Faisalabad (Pakistan) (1998.06.27 – 2012.01.25)

President of Pakistan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2011.03 – 2017.11.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Karachi (Pakistan) (2012.01.25 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bonaventura da Bagnoregio (2018.06.28 [2018.09.29] – ...)

Bishop Bonaventure Patrick Paul, O.F.M.Permalink
(1971.03.11 – 1990.09.01)

Born:1929.03.26 (Pakistan)
Ordained Priest:1954.01.03
Consecrated Bishop:1971.06.14
Died:2007.01.18 († 77)

Apostolic Administrator of Hyderabad (Pakistan) (1967 – 1971.03.11)

Bishop of Hyderabad (Pakistan) (1971.03.11 – 1990.09.01)

Fr. Bonaventure Patrick Paul, O.F.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1967 – 1971.03.11)

Archbishop James Cornelius van Miltenburg, O.F.M.Permalink
(1958.04.28 – 1966.03.10)

Born:1909.09.14 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1935.03.31
Consecrated Bishop:1948.10.03
Died:1966.03.10 († 56)

Bishop of Karachi (Pakistan) (1948.05.20 – 1950.07.15)

Apostolic Delegate to West and East Pakistan (1950.07.15 – 1951)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Karachi (Pakistan) (1950.07.15 – 1958.04.28)

Archbishop-Bishop of Hyderabad (Pakistan) (1958.04.28 – 1966.03.10)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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