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Diocese of

Jowai

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,819 km²

Population: 85,054 Catholics (21.3% of 398,796 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Shillong

Neighbouring Dioceses: Sylhet (↙), Shillong (←), Guwahati (↖), Diphu (↗), Aizawl (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 12 parishes, 1 mission, 32 priests (15 diocesan, 17 religious), 79 lay religious (39 brothers, 40 sisters), 13 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2014.01.11 – ...):Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (79)Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (79)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Guwahati (India)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jowai (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (79)Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.01.11 – ...)

Bishop Vincent KympatPermalink
(2006.01.28 – 2011.07.30)

Born:1946.12.17 (India)
Ordained Priest:1977.01.23
Consecrated Bishop:2006.04.02
Died:2011.07.30 († 64)

Bishop of Jowai (India) (2006.01.28 – 2011.07.30)


as of 2016.06.23

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