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Diocese of

Karwar

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Karwar / Karvaren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangalore

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Goa and Daman (↑), Belgaum (↗), Shimoga (↘), Udupi (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2019.05.01 – ...):Bishop Derek Fernandes (68)Bishop Derek Fernandes (68)

Bishop of Belgaum (India)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Karwar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Derek Fernandes (68)Bishop Derek Fernandes (68)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.05.01 – ...)

Bishop Derek Fernandes (68)Bishop Derek Fernandes (68)Permalink
(2007.02.24 – 2019.05.01)

Bishop of Belgaum (India)
Apostolic Administrator of Karwar (India)

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Born:1954.05.14 (Sirsi, India)
Ordained Priest:1979.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:2007.04.20

Bishop of Karwar (India) (2007.02.24 – 2019.05.01)

Bishop of Belgaum (India) (2019.05.01 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Karwar (India) (2019.05.01 – ...)

Bishop William Leonard D’MelloPermalink
(1976.01.24 – 2007.02.24)

Born:1931.03.24 (India)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:1977.04.29
Died:2011.07.19 († 80)

Bishop of Karwar (India) (1976.01.24 – 2007.02.24)

Statistics

Area: 10,277 km²

Population: 46,282 Catholics (3.0% of 1,568,530 total) (2020)

Statistics: 68 parishes, 38 missions, 139 priests (113 diocesan, 26 religious), 263 lay religious (31 brothers, 232 sisters), 33 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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