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Diocese of

Raigarh

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Raipur

Neighbouring Dioceses: Raipur (↙), Ambikapur (↑), Jashpur (↗), Rourkela (→), Sambalpur (↘)

Patron Saint: St. Michael (September 29)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.03.23 – ...):Bishop Paul Toppo (57)Bishop Paul Toppo (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Raigarh (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Toppo (57)Bishop Paul Toppo (57)
(2006.03.23 – ...)

Bishop of Raigarh (India)

Born:1957.06.30 (India)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:2006.05.24

Bishop of Raigarh (India) (2006.03.23 – ...)

Bishop Victor Kindo
(1985.11.25 – 2006.03.23)

Born:1947.05.12 (India)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:1986.01.20
Died:2008.06.12 († 61)

Bishop of Raigarh (India) (1985.11.25 – 2006.03.23)

Bishop of Jashpur (India) (2006.03.23 – 2008.06.12)

Bishop Francis Ekka
(1977.11.10 – 1984.03.15)

Born:1909.05.25 (India)
Ordained Priest:1937.11.14
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.30
Died:1984.03.15 († 74)

Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India) (1967.11.29 – 1971.04.24)

Bishop of Raigarh–Ambikapur (India) (1971.04.24 – 1977.11.10)

Bishop of Raigarh (India) (1977.11.10 – 1984.03.15)

Bishops of Raigarh–Ambikapur (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Ekka
(1971.04.24 – 1977.11.10)

(see above)

Bishop Stanislaus Tigga
(1957.12.24 – 1970.07.09)

Born:1898.01.26 (India)
Ordained Priest:1924.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:1956.03.11
Died:1970.07.09 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Achelous (1955.11.07 – 1957.12.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Raigarh–Ambikapur (India) (1955.11.07 – 1957.12.24)

Bishop of Raigarh–Ambikapur (India) (1957.12.24 – 1970.07.09)

Bishop Oscar Sevrin, S.J.
(1951.12.13 – 1957.11.08)

Born:1884.11.22
Ordained Priest:1919.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1934.07.25
Died:1975.05.01 († 90)

Bishop of Ranchi (India) (1934.04.09 – 1951.12.13)

Bishop of Raigarh–Ambikapur (India) (1951.12.13 – 1957.11.08)

Titular Bishop of Mossyna (1957.11.08 – 1975.05.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.15

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