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Diocese of

Muzaffarpur

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 27,120 km²

Population: 5,600 Catholics (0.0% of 31,308,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Patna

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bettiah (↖), Nepal (↑), Purnea (→), Bhagalpur (↘), Patna (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Statistics: 19 parishes, 24 missions, 43 priests (31 diocesan, 12 religious), 149 lay religious (24 brothers, 125 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.07.11 – ...):Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (57)Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Muzaffarpur (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (57)Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (57)Permalink
(2014.07.11 – ...)

Bishop of Muzaffarpur (India)

Come with honour

Born:1961.07.30 (India)
Ordained Priest:1992.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:2014.10.22

Bishop of Muzaffarpur (India) (2014.07.11 – ...)

Bishop John Baptist Thakur, S.J. (81)Bishop John Baptist Thakur, S.J. (81)Permalink
(1980.03.06 – 2014.07.11)

Bishop emeritus of Muzaffarpur (India)

All the grace

Born:1937.02.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1966.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1980.06.24

Bishop of Muzaffarpur (India) (1980.03.06 – 2014.07.11)


as of 2018.11.07

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