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Diocese of

Warangal

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 24,702 km²

Population: 70,874 Catholics (0.8% of 9,322,728 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Hyderabad

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hyderabad (↙), Adilabad (↖), Chanda (↑), Jagdalpur (↗), Khammam (↘), Nalgonda (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Fatima

Statistics: 65 parishes, 7 missions, 148 priests (85 diocesan, 63 religious), 889 lay religious (309 brothers, 580 sisters), 17 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.04.13 – ...):Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (64)Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Warangal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (64)Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (64)Permalink
(2013.04.13 – ...)

Bishop of Warangal (India)

Yours truly our Lord

Born:1954.06.18 (India)
Ordained Priest:1979.02.20
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.23

Bishop of Warangal (India) (2013.04.13 – ...)

Archbishop Thumma Bala (74)Archbishop Thumma Bala (74)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.03.12 – 2013.04.13)

Archbishop Thumma Bala (74)Bishop Thumma Bala (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1986.11.17 – 2011.03.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Hyderabad (India)

Pastor to all

Born:1944.04.24 (India)
Ordained Priest:1970.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.12

Bishop of Warangal (India) (1986.11.17 – 2011.03.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Warangal (India) (2011.03.12 – 2013.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Hyderabad (India) (2011.03.12 – ...)

Bishop Alphonsus Beretta, P.I.M.E.Permalink
(1953.01.08 – 1985.11.30)

Born:1911.12.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1934.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1951.04.08
Died:1998.05.23 († 86)

Bishop of Hyderabad (India) (1950.12.23 – 1953.01.08)

Bishop of Warangal (India) (1953.01.08 – 1985.11.30)


as of 2018.11.07

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