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Diocese of

Nellore

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 30,800 km²

Population: 85,230 Catholics (1.1% of 7,689,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Visakhapatnam

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cuddapah (←), Kurnool (↖), Guntur (↑), Nalgonda (↑), Madras and Mylapore (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Theresa of Child Jesus

Statistics: 86 parishes, 1 mission, 128 priests (107 diocesan, 21 religious), 278 lay religious (21 brothers, 257 sisters), 30 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.12.07 – ...):Bishop Doraboina Moses Prakasam (61)Bishop Doraboina Moses Prakasam (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nellore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Doraboina Moses Prakasam (61)Bishop Doraboina Moses Prakasam (61)Permalink
(2006.12.07 – ...)

Bishop of Nellore (India)

God is my family

Born:1957.10.02 (India)
Ordained Priest:1983.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.28

Bishop of Cuddapah (India) (2002.07.26 – 2006.12.07)

Bishop of Nellore (India) (2006.12.07 – ...)

Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapup (69)Bishop Prakash Mallavarapup (69) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2005.10.22 – 2006.12.07)

Bishop Pudhota Chinniah BalaswamyPermalink
(1973.12.17 – 2006.12.07)

Born:1928.10.10 (India)
Ordained Priest:1955.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.19
Died:2009.09.24 († 80)

Bishop of Nellore (India) (1973.12.17 – 2006.12.07)

Bishop Bala Shoury ThummaPermalink
(1970.03.16 – 1973.08.04)

Born:1908.12.25 (India)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1967.10.11
Died:1979.05.04 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Corniculana (1967.06.22 – 1970.03.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Nellore (India) (1967.06.22 – 1970.03.16)

Bishop of Nellore (India) (1970.03.16 – 1973.08.04)

Bishop William Bouter, M.H.M.Permalink
(1929.05.28 – 1970.03.16)

Born:1895.07.25 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1921.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1929.09.08
Died:1970.03.16 († 74)

Bishop of Nellore (India) (1929.05.28 – 1970.03.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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