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Diocese of

Asansol

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 13,300 km²

Population: 31,250 Catholics (0.2% of 15,648,435 total) (2020)

Statistics: 26 parishes, 21 missions, 76 priests (48 diocesan, 28 religious), 184 lay religious (34 brothers, 150 sisters), 10 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calcutta

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ranchi (←), Dumka (↑), Krishnagar (→), Calcutta (↘)

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Patron Saint: Saint Francis Xavier

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Ranchi (←), Dumka (↑), Krishnagar (→), Calcutta (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2020.05.04 – ...):Bishop Salvadore Lobo (77)Bishop Salvadore Lobo (77)

Bishop emeritus of Baruipur (India)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Asansol (Roman Rite)

Bishop Salvadore Lobo (77)Bishop Salvadore Lobo (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.05.04 – ...)

Bishop Cyprian Monis (77)Bishop Cyprian Monis (77)Permalink
(1997.10.24 – 2020.05.04)

Bishop emeritus of Asansol (India)

Sacred Heart of God

Born:1945.04.11 (Dorna Halli, India)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1994.08.04

Titular Bishop of Molicunza (1994.03.26 – 1997.10.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Calcutta (India) (1994.03.26 – 1997.10.24)

Bishop of Asansol (India) (1997.10.24 – 2020.05.04)


as of 2022.08.06

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