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Diocese of

Kohima

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 16,579 km²

Population: 59,382 Catholics (2.5% of 2,332,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Imphal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Diphu (←), Dibrugarh (↑), Miao (↗), Myitkyina (→), Imphal (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Mary Help of Christians

Statistics: 47 parishes, 2 missions, 171 priests (86 diocesan, 85 religious), 508 lay religious (143 brothers, 365 sisters), 17 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.06.16 – ...):Bishop James Thoppil (59)Bishop James Thoppil (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kohima (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Thoppil (59)Bishop James Thoppil (59)Permalink
(2011.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of Kohima (India)

Doing everything for the Gospel

Born:1959.05.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1986.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.08

Bishop of Kohima (India) (2011.06.16 – ...)

Archbishop Dominic Lumon (70)Archbishop Dominic Lumon (70)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.11.06 – 2011.06.16)

Bishop Jose Mukala (70)Bishop Jose Mukala (70)Permalink
(1997.10.24 – 2009.10.30)

Bishop emeritus of Kohima (India)

To build up the Body of Christ

Born:1948.08.18 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.10
Consecrated Bishop:1998.03.15

Bishop of Kohima (India) (1997.10.24 – 2009.10.30)

Bishop Abraham Alangimattathil, S.D.B.Permalink
(1980.03.28 – 1996.07.11)

A loving service to God and man

Born:1933.07.11 (India)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1973.10.14
Died:1997.11.18 († 64)

Bishop of Kohima–Imphal (India) (1973.01.29 – 1980.03.28)

Bishop of Kohima (India) (1980.03.28 – 1996.07.11)

Bishops of Kohima–Imphal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Abraham Alangimattathil, S.D.B.Permalink
(1973.01.29 – 1980.03.28)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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