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Diocese of

Jalandhar

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 51,120 km²

Population: 113,259 Catholics (0.6% of 19,296,682 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Delhi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Multan (↙), Faisalabad (↙), Lahore (←), Jammu–Srinagar (↑), Simla and Chandigarh (→), Delhi (↘), Jaipur (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Blessed Virgin Mary (Nativity), St. Francis of Assisi

Statistics: 110 parishes, 10 missions, 151 priests (89 diocesan, 62 religious), 795 lay religious (120 brothers, 675 sisters), 33 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.06.13 – ...):Bishop Franco Mulakkal (54)Bishop Franco Mulakkal (54)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena (2018.09.21 – ...):Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias (79)Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias (79)

Titular Bishop of Molicunza

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jalandhar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias (79)Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2018.09.21 – ...)

Bishop Franco Mulakkal (54)Bishop Franco Mulakkal (54)Permalink
(2013.06.13 – ...)

Bishop of Jalandhar (India)

Ut in Omnibus Glorificetur Deus

Born:1964.03.25 (India)
Ordained Priest:1990.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:2009.02.21

Titular Bishop of Chullu (2009.01.17 – 2013.06.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi (India) (2009.01.17 – 2013.06.13)

Bishop of Jalandhar (India) (2013.06.13 – ...)

Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto (64)Bishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto (64) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2007.02.24 – 2012.11.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Delhi (India)
Secretary General of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India

Sab ke sab ek ho jayen

Born:1954.09.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1981.02.08
Consecrated Bishop:2001.03.11

Titular Bishop of Cenculiana (2000.12.22 – 2007.02.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi (India) (2000.12.22 – 2007.02.24)

Bishop of Jalandhar (India) (2007.02.24 – 2012.11.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Delhi (India) (2012.11.30 – ...)

Secretary General of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (2017.02.06 – ...)

Bishop Symphorian Thomas Keeprath, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1971.12.06 – 2007.02.24)

Born:1931.04.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1958.03.22
Consecrated Bishop:1972.03.18
Died:2015.05.03 († 84)

Bishop of Jalandhar (India) (1971.12.06 – 2007.02.24)

Prefects Apostolic of Jalandhar (Roman Rite)

Fr. Alban of Blackburn, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1952.10.31 – 1971)

Died:1971

Prefect Apostolic of Jalandhar (India) (1952.10.31 – 1971)


as of 2018.11.07

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