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Diocese of

Baroda

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 40,365 km²

Population: 98,000 Catholics (0.4% of 23,041,900 total) (2018)

Statistics: 47 parishes, 9 missions, 192 priests (46 diocesan, 146 religious), 459 lay religious (163 brothers, 296 sisters), 8 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gandhinagar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Rajkot (←), Ahmedabad (↖), Gandhinagar (↑), Udaipur (↑), Jhabua (→), Nashik (↓), Vasai (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Rosary, Saint Francis Xavier

History


Special Churches

Rajkot (←), Ahmedabad (↖), Gandhinagar (↑), Udaipur (↑), Jhabua (→), Nashik (↓), Vasai (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2016.05.23 – ...):Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (82)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (82)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gandhinagar (India)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Baroda (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (82)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (82)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.05.23 – ...)

Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (75)Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (75)Permalink
(1997.08.29 – 2021.12.18)

Bishop emeritus of Baroda (India)

Serving with love

Born:1946.09.13 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1997.12.28

Bishop of Baroda (India) (1997.08.29 – 2021.12.18)

Bishop Francis Leo Braganza, S.J.Permalink
(1987.04.27 – 1997.08.29)

Born:1922.01.29 (India)
Ordained Priest:1951.11.21
Consecrated Bishop:1987.06.29
Died:2011.12.21 († 89)

Bishop of Baroda (India) (1987.04.27 – 1997.08.29)

Bishop Ignatius Salvador D’SouzaPermalink
(1966.09.29 – 1986.01.19)

Born:1912.02.13 (India)
Ordained Priest:1938.11.27
Consecrated Bishop:1966.11.30
Died:1986.01.19 († 73)

Bishop of Baroda (India) (1966.09.29 – 1986.01.19)


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