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Diocese of

Karaganda

Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Karaganda / Karagandan(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Most Holy Mary in Astana

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Atyrau (←), Most Holy Mary in Astana (↑), Xinjiang 新疆 (→), Most Holy Trinity in Almaty (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.01.31 – ...):Bishop Adelio Dell’Oro (74)Bishop Adelio Dell’Oro (74)
Auxiliary Bishop (2021.06.29 – ...):Bishop Yevgeniy Zinkovskiy (47)Bishop Yevgeniy Zinkovskiy (47)

Titular Bishop of Maiuca

General Secretary of Bishops’ Conference of Central Asia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Karaganda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adelio Dell’Oro (74)Bishop Adelio Dell’Oro (74)Permalink
(2015.01.31 – ...)

Bishop of Karaganda (Kazakhstan)

Unum loquuntur omnia

Born:1948.07.31 (Milano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1972.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2013.03.02

Titular Bishop of Castulo (2012.12.07 – 2015.01.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Atyrau (Kazakhstan) (2012.12.07 – 2015.05.16)

Bishop of Karaganda (Kazakhstan) (2015.01.31 – ...)

Bishop Janusz Wiesław Kaleta (later Mr.)Permalink
(2011.02.05 – 2014.07.15)

In fide spe et caritate

Born:1964.10.11 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1989.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:2006.11.23

Apostolic Administrator of Atyrau (Kazakhstan) (1999.07.07 – 2011.02.05)

Titular Bishop of Phelbes (2006.09.15 – 2011.02.05)

Apostolic Administrator ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of Atyrau (Kazakhstan) (2011.02.05 – 2012.12.07)

Bishop of Karaganda (Kazakhstan) (2011.02.05 – 2014.07.15)

Lay state (2016.05.30)

Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga, M.I.C. (72)Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga, M.I.C. (72)Permalink
(2003.05.17 – 2011.02.05)

Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Karaganda (Kazakhstan)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1950.03.28 (Horodok, Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1980.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.28

Titular Bishop of Arba (1991.04.13 – 1999.07.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan) (1991.04.13 – 1999.07.07)

Bishop of Karaganda (Kazakhstan) (1999.07.07 – 2003.05.17)

Archbishop-Bishop of Karaganda (Kazakhstan) (2003.05.17 – 2011.02.05)

Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga, M.I.C. (72)Bishop Jan Pawel Lenga, M.I.C. (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.07.07 – 2003.05.17)

(see above)

Apostolic Administrators of Kazakhstan (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga, M.I.C. (72)Bishop Jan Pawel Lenga, M.I.C. (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1991.04.13 – 1999.07.07)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 711,208 km²

Population: 16,163 Catholics (0.4% of 3,900,700 total) (2020)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 19 missions, 24 priests (21 diocesan, 3 religious), 35 lay religious (5 brothers, 30 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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