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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Gandhinagar

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 29,942 km²

Population: 16,822 Catholics (0.2% of 10,562,800 total) (2018)

Statistics: 19 parishes, 1 mission, 96 priests (33 diocesan, 63 religious), 195 lay religious (64 brothers, 131 sisters), 11 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Ahmedabad, Baroda, Rajkot

Neighbouring Dioceses: Rajkot (↙), Ajmer (↑), Udaipur (↗), Baroda (↘), Ahmedabad (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Our Lady Queen of the World

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.06.12 – ...):Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (69)Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (69)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Gandhinagar (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (69)Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (69)Permalink
(2015.06.12 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gandhinagar (India)

Called to do good

Born:1952.10.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1988.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.11

Bishop of Ahmedabad (India) (2002.11.11 – 2015.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gandhinagar (India) (2015.06.12 – ...)

Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (82)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (82)Permalink
(2002.10.11 – 2015.06.12)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Baroda (India)
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gandhinagar (India)

Mary, Mother of God

Born:1939.10.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.23
Consecrated Bishop:1990.08.24

Bishop of Ahmedabad (India) (1990.05.21 – 2002.10.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gandhinagar (India) (2002.10.11 – 2015.06.12)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Baroda (India) (2016.05.23 – ...)


as of 2021.10.29

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