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Diocese of

Vasai

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Vasai / Vasaien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bombay

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Baroda (↑), Nashik (↗), Bombay (↓)

Present Prelates

Archbishop-Bishop (2009.11.10 – ...):Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (74)Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (74)

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

Ordinaries

Bishops of Vasai (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (74)Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (74)Permalink
(2009.11.10 – ...)

Archbishop-Bishop of Vasai (India)
General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

Peace and harmony

Born:1948.06.06 (Remedy, India)
Ordained Priest:1976.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:2008.03.08

Undersecretary of Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue (1999.10.01 – 2008.01.16)

Archbishop-Bishop of Nashik (India) (2008.01.16 – 2009.11.10)

Archbishop-Bishop of Vasai (India) (2009.11.10 – ...)

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2020.02.18 – ...)

Bishop Thomas Dabre (77)Bishop Thomas Dabre (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.04.04 – 2009.11.10)

Bishop Thomas Dabre (77)Bishop Thomas Dabre (77)Permalink
(1998.05.22 – 2009.04.04)

Bishop of Poona (India)

Building the spiritual life of the people

Born:1945.10.23 (Bhuigaon, India)
Ordained Priest:1971.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.27

Titular Bishop of Aræ in Numidia (1990.04.02 – 1998.05.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay (India) (1990.04.02 – 1998.05.22)

General Secretary of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (1998 – 2005)

Bishop of Vasai (India) (1998.05.22 – 2009.04.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Vasai (India) (2009.04.04 – 2009.11.10)

Bishop of Poona (India) (2009.04.04 – ...)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 7,596 km²

Population: 127,450 Catholics (3.1% of 4,117,570 total) (2020)

Statistics: 92 parishes, 6 missions, 182 priests (100 diocesan, 82 religious), 482 lay religious (107 brothers, 375 sisters), 8 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Gonçalo Garcia

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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