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Diocese of

Port Blair

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,249 km²

Population: 34,439 Catholics (7.9% of 433,634 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ranchi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Pathein (↗), Mawlamyine (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Stella Maris

Statistics: 14 parishes, 1 mission, 44 priests (23 diocesan, 21 religious), 119 lay religious (25 brothers, 94 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1984.06.22 – ...):Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (74)Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Port Blair (Roman Rite)

Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (74)Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (74)Permalink
(1984.06.22 – ...)

Bishop of Port Blair (India)

Splendidum servi Dei

Born:1944.08.05 (India)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1985.01.20

Bishop of Port Blair (India) (1984.06.22 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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