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Diocese of

Karwar

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,277 km²

Population: 44,815 Catholics (3.0% of 1,485,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangalore

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 67 parishes, 36 missions, 124 priests (101 diocesan, 23 religious), 277 lay religious (29 brothers, 248 sisters), 39 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.02.24 – ...):Bishop Derek Fernandes (63)Bishop Derek Fernandes (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Karwar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Derek Fernandes (63)Bishop Derek Fernandes (63)Permalink
(2007.02.24 – ...)

Bishop of Karwar (India)

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

Bishop of Karwar (India) (2007.02.24 – ...)

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)


as of 2017.07.04

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