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Diocese of

Jowai

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,819 km²

Population: 96,204 Catholics (22.1% of 435,935 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Shillong

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 13 parishes, 1 mission, 36 priests (17 diocesan, 19 religious), 83 lay religious (43 brothers, 40 sisters), 18 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.10.15 – ...):Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (61)Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jowai (Roman Rite)

Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (61)Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (61)Permalink
(2016.10.15 – ...)

Bishop of Jowai (India)

For life, I obey God

Born:1956.01.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1987.01.25
Consecrated Bishop:2006.04.02

Bishop of Nongstoin (India) (2006.01.28 – 2016.10.15)

Bishop of Jowai (India) (2016.10.15 – ...)

Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (80)Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (80)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.01.11 – 2016.10.15)

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 2017.09.12

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