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Diocese of

Khandwa

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 24,000 km²

Population: 38,096 Catholics (0.8% of 4,993,587 total) (2017)

Statistics: 37 parishes, 2 missions, 65 priests (51 diocesan, 14 religious), 315 lay religious (33 brothers, 282 sisters), 17 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bhopal

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Pius X

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.05.11 – ...):Bishop Alangaram Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (62)Bishop Alangaram Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Khandwa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alangaram Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (62)Bishop Alangaram Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (62)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. (74)Bishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D. (74) (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 2019.11.06

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