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Diocese of

Khulna

Bangladesh Bangladesh

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,236 km²

Population: 36,242 Catholics (0.2% of 16,671,400 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Chittagong

Neighbouring Dioceses: Baruipur (←), Krishnagar (↖), Rajshahi (↑), Mymensingh (↑), Dhaka (↗), Barisal (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Assumption of Mary

Statistics: 11 parishes, 103 missions, 39 priests (23 diocesan, 16 religious), 127 lay religious (24 brothers, 103 sisters), 14 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.05.04 – ...):Bishop James Romen Boiragi (63)Bishop James Romen Boiragi (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Khulna (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Romen Boiragi (63)Bishop James Romen Boiragi (63)Permalink
(2012.05.04 – ...)

Bishop of Khulna (Bangladesh)

Lead my sheep

Born:1955.05.03 (Bangladesh)
Ordained Priest:1985.01.13
Consecrated Bishop:2012.06.15

Bishop of Khulna (Bangladesh) (2012.05.04 – ...)

Bishop Bejoy Nicephorus D’Cruze, O.M.I. (62)Bishop Bejoy Nicephorus D’Cruze, O.M.I. (62)Permalink
(2005.02.19 – 2011.07.08)

Bishop of Sylhet (Bangladesh)

The peace of the Lord be with you

Born:1956.02.09 (Bangladesh)
Ordained Priest:1987.02.20
Consecrated Bishop:2005.05.06

Bishop of Khulna (Bangladesh) (2005.02.19 – 2011.07.08)

Bishop of Sylhet (Bangladesh) (2011.07.08 – ...)

Bishop Michael Atul D’Rozario, C.S.C.Permalink
(1970.09.21 – 2005.02.19)

Do what is right

Born:1925.11.23 (Bangladesh)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1970.12.13
Died:2016.02.24 († 90)

Bishop of Khulna (Bangladesh) (1970.09.21 – 2005.02.19)

Bishop Dante Battaglierin, S.X.Permalink
(1956.08.03 – 1969.03.20)

Born:1904.03.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1926.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:1956.09.23
Died:1978.04.29 († 74)

Bishop of Khulna (Bangladesh) (1956.08.03 – 1969.03.20)

Titular Bishop of Ploaghe (1969.03.20 – 1976.09.23)


as of 2018.11.07

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