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Diocese of

Nalgonda

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 32,632 km²

Population: 73,452 Catholics (1.1% of 6,536,676 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Hyderabad

Neighbouring Dioceses: Kurnool (↙), Bellary (↙), Hyderabad (←), Gulbarga (←), Warangal (↑), Khammam (→), Guntur (↘), Nellore (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Mary Queen of Apostles

Statistics: 65 parishes, 1 mission, 134 priests (82 diocesan, 52 religious), 441 lay religious (66 brothers, 375 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.04.21 – ...):Bishop Joji Govindu (74)Bishop Joji Govindu (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nalgonda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joji Govindu (74)Bishop Joji Govindu (74)Permalink
(1997.04.21 – ...)

Bishop of Nalgonda (India)

Preach the Gospel

Born:1944.05.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.26
Consecrated Bishop:1997.06.24

Bishop of Nalgonda (India) (1997.04.21 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Vijayawada (India) (2012.08.09 – 2015.12.19)

Bishop Innayya Chinna Addagatla (81)Bishop Innayya Chinna Addagatla (81)Permalink
(1989.04.17 – 1993.07.01)

Bishop of Srikakulam (India)

Ad majorem Dei gloriam

Born:1937.05.02 (India)
Ordained Priest:1965.01.04
Consecrated Bishop:1989.06.29

Bishop of Nalgonda (India) (1989.04.17 – 1993.07.01)

Bishop of Srikakulam (India) (1993.07.01 – ...)

Bishop Mathew Cheriankunnel, P.I.M.E. (88)Bishop Mathew Cheriankunnel, P.I.M.E. (88)Permalink
(1976.05.31 – 1986.12.22)

Bishop emeritus of Kurnool (India)

God is good

Born:1930.09.23 (India)
Ordained Priest:1962.04.28
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.03

Bishop of Nalgonda (India) (1976.05.31 – 1986.12.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kurnool (India) (1986.12.22 – 1988.01.18)

Bishop of Kurnool (India) (1988.01.18 – 1991.07.16)


as of 2018.11.07

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