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Diocese of

Khunti

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,765 km²

Population: 92,041 Catholics (9.5% of 971,000 total) (2015)

Statistics: 19 parishes, 86 priests (30 diocesan, 56 religious), 250 lay religious (82 brothers, 168 sisters), 16 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ranchi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Simdega (↙), Gumla (←), Ranchi (↑), Jamshedpur (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Michael the Archangel

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.11.30 – ...):Bishop Binay Kandulna (55)Bishop Binay Kandulna (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Khunti (Roman Rite)

Bishop Binay Kandulna (55)Bishop Binay Kandulna (55)Permalink
(2012.11.30 – ...)

Bishop of Khunti (India)

Duc in altum

Born:1964.01.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1994.04.23
Consecrated Bishop:2009.04.15

Titular Bishop of Auzegera (2009.02.10 – 2012.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi (India) (2009.02.10 – 2012.11.30)

Bishop of Khunti (India) (2012.11.30 – ...)

Bishop Stephen M. TiruPermalink
(1995.04.01 – 2012.03.03)

Because of Jesus, I live

Born:1937.12.01 (India)
Ordained Priest:1969.05.04
Consecrated Bishop:1986.10.07
Died:2012.03.03 († 74)

Bishop of Dumka (India) (1986.04.18 – 1995.04.01)

Bishop of Khunti (India) (1995.04.01 – 2012.03.03)


as of 2019.04.06

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