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Diocese of

Tura

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,167 km²

Population: 308,772 Catholics (26.3% of 1,172,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 43 parishes, 97 priests (51 diocesan, 46 religious), 374 lay religious (81 brothers, 293 sisters), 24 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Shillong

Neighbouring Dioceses: Rajshahi (↙), Dinajpur (←), Bongaigaon (↑), Guwahati (↗), Nongstoin (→), Mymensingh (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Mary Help of Christians

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Rajshahi (↙), Dinajpur (←), Bongaigaon (↑), Guwahati (↗), Nongstoin (→), Mymensingh (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.04.21 – ...):Bishop Andrew Raksam Marak (71)Bishop Andrew Raksam Marak (71)
Auxiliary Bishop (2020.02.24 – ...):Bishop Jose Chirackal (60)Bishop Jose Chirackal (60)

Titular Bishop of Acufida

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tura (Roman Rite)

Bishop Andrew Raksam Marak (71)Bishop Andrew Raksam Marak (71)Permalink
(2007.04.21 – ...)

Bishop of Tura (India)

The cross is our Saviour

Born:1950.02.05 (India)
Ordained Priest:1982.02.10
Consecrated Bishop:2004.10.03

Coadjutor Bishop of Tura (India) (2004.06.03 – 2007.04.21)

Bishop of Tura (India) (2007.04.21 – ...)

Bishop George Mamalassery (88)Bishop George Mamalassery (88)Permalink
(1979.01.12 – 2007.04.21)

Bishop emeritus of Tura (India)

The light of the Lord

Born:1932.04.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1960.04.23
Consecrated Bishop:1979.03.19

Bishop of Tura (India) (1979.01.12 – 2007.04.21)

Bishop Orestes Marengo, S.D.B.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1969.06.26 – 1979.01.12)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.03.01

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