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Diocese of

Khammam

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 16,029 km²

Population: 129,600 Catholics (4.7% of 2,735,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Hyderabad

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nalgonda (←), Warangal (↖), Jagdalpur (↗), Visakhapatnam (→), Eluru (→), Vijayapuram (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Statistics: 64 parishes, 35 missions, 118 priests (76 diocesan, 42 religious), 602 lay religious (217 brothers, 385 sisters), 6 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches

Nalgonda (←), Warangal (↖), Jagdalpur (↗), Visakhapatnam (→), Eluru (→), Vijayapuram (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.04.21 – ...):Bishop Paul Maipan (74)Bishop Paul Maipan (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Khammam (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Maipan (74)Bishop Paul Maipan (74)Permalink
(1997.04.21 – ...)

Bishop of Khammam (India)

You are my witnesses

Born:1944.02.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1971.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:1997.08.22

Bishop of Khammam (India) (1997.04.21 – ...)

Bishop Marampudi Joji (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1991.12.21 – 1996.11.08)

Born:1942.10.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:1992.03.19
Died:2010.08.27 († 67)

Bishop of Khammam (India) (1991.12.21 – 1996.11.08)

Bishop of Vijayawada (India) (1996.11.08 – 2000.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Hyderabad (India) (2000.01.29 – 2010.08.27)

Bishop Joseph RajappaPermalink
(1988.01.18 – 1989.12.27)

Born:1918.11.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1945.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1967.09.07
Died:1989.12.27 († 71)

Bishop of Kurnool (India) (1967.06.12 – 1988.01.18)

Bishop of Khammam (India) (1988.01.18 – 1989.12.27)


as of 2018.11.07

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