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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:vacant

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 – 2019.01.06)

Bishop emeritus 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 – 2019.01.06)


as of 2019.01.17

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