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Diocese of

Aizawl

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,002 km²

Population: 40,550 Catholics (0.8% of 5,170,200 total) (2018)

Statistics: 32 parishes, 66 priests (24 diocesan, 42 religious), 240 lay religious (55 brothers, 185 sisters), 5 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Shillong

Neighbouring Dioceses: Chattogram (↙), Agartala (↙), Sylhet (←), Jowai (↖), Diphu (↑), Imphal (→), Hakha (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph

History


Special Churches

Chattogram (↙), Agartala (↙), Sylhet (←), Jowai (↖), Diphu (↑), Imphal (→), Hakha (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.10.02 – ...):Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (69)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aizawl (Roman Rite)

Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (69)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (69)Permalink
(2001.10.02 – ...)

Bishop of Aizawl (India)

To serve in unity

Born:1952.06.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1981.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.02

Bishop of Aizawl (India) (2001.10.02 – ...)

Bishop Denzil Reginald D’SouzaPermalink
(1996.01.11 – 2000.10.18)

Born:1929.07.02 (India)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1969.11.23
Died:2002.10.25 († 73)

Bishop of Silchar (India) (1969.06.26 – 1996.01.11)

Bishop of Aizawl (India) (1996.01.11 – 2000.10.18)

Bishops of Silchar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Denzil Reginald D’SouzaPermalink
(1969.06.26 – 1996.01.11)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Haflong (Roman Rite)

Fr. George Daniel Breen, C.S.C.Permalink
(1952.03.21 – 1969)

Born:1897
Ordained Priest:1924.01.20
Died:1997.01.26 († 100)

Prefect Apostolic of Haflong (India) (1952.03.21 – 1969)


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