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Diocese of

Khandwa

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 24,000 km²

Population: 38,718 Catholics (0.8% of 5,035,617 total) (2018)

Statistics: 36 parishes, 63 priests (52 diocesan, 11 religious), 306 lay religious (29 brothers, 277 sisters), 16 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bhopal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nashik (↙), Indore (↖), Bhopal (↗), Nagpur (→), Amravati (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Pius X

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Nashik (↙), Indore (↖), Bhopal (↗), Nagpur (→), Amravati (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Khandwa (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Alangaram Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (64)Bishop Alangaram Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (64) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2009.05.11 – 2021.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bhopal (India)

Witnessing to the Word

Born:1957.05.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1985.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2009.07.16

Bishop of Khandwa (India) (2009.05.11 – 2021.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bhopal (India) (2021.10.04 – ...)

Archbishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D. (76)Bishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D. (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.06.03 – 2007.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bhopal (India)

Verbum Domini

Born:1945.03.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.14
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.08

Bishop of Khandwa (India) (1999.06.03 – 2007.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bhopal (India) (2007.06.15 – 2021.10.04)

Bishop Abraham Viruthakulangara (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1977.03.04 – 1998.01.17)

Duniya ke lee masseh

Born:1943.06.05 (India)
Ordained Priest:1969.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1977.07.13
Died:2018.04.19 († 74)

Bishop of Khandwa (India) (1977.03.04 – 1998.01.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nagpur (India) (1998.01.17 – 2018.04.19)


as of 2021.10.14

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