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Diocese of

Khandwa

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 24,000 km²

Population: 36,616 Catholics (0.7% of 4,900,315 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bhopal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nashik (↙), Indore (↖), Bhopal (↗), Nagpur (→), Amravati (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Pius X

Statistics: 34 parishes, 5 missions, 70 priests (52 diocesan, 18 religious), 313 lay religious (35 brothers, 278 sisters), 10 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.05.11 – ...):Bishop Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (61)Bishop Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Khandwa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (61)Bishop Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (61)Permalink
(2009.05.11 – ...)

Bishop of Khandwa (India)

Witnessing to the Word

Born:1957.05.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1985.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2009.07.16

Bishop of Khandwa (India) (2009.05.11 – ...)

Archbishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D. (73)Bishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D. (73) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.06.03 – 2007.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bhopal (India)

Verbum Domini

Born:1945.03.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.14
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.08

Bishop of Khandwa (India) (1999.06.03 – 2007.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bhopal (India) (2007.06.15 – ...)

Bishop Abraham Viruthakulangara (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1977.03.04 – 1998.01.17)

Duniya ke lee masseh

Born:1943.06.05 (India)
Ordained Priest:1969.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1977.07.13
Died:2018.04.19 († 74)

Bishop of Khandwa (India) (1977.03.04 – 1998.01.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nagpur (India) (1998.01.17 – 2018.04.19)


as of 2018.11.07

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