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Diocese of

Asansol

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,300 km²

Population: 30,700 Catholics (0.2% of 15,325,985 total) (2018)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 18 missions, 74 priests (46 diocesan, 28 religious), 196 lay religious (36 brothers, 160 sisters), 14 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calcutta

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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 (76)Bishop Salvadore Lobo (76)

Bishop emeritus of Baruipur (India)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Asansol (Roman Rite)

Bishop Salvadore Lobo (76)Bishop Salvadore Lobo (76)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.05.04 – ...)

Bishop Cyprian Monis (76)Bishop Cyprian Monis (76)Permalink
(1997.10.24 – 2020.05.04)

Bishop emeritus of Asansol (India)

Sacred Heart of God

Born:1945.04.11 (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 2021.09.23

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