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Diocese of

Warangal

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 27,702 km²

Population: 74,233 Catholics (0.8% of 9,334,159 total) (2020)

Statistics: 68 parishes, 6 missions, 136 priests (73 diocesan, 63 religious), 902 lay religious (262 brothers, 640 sisters), 13 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Hyderabad

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hyderabad (↙), Adilabad (↖), Chanda (↑), Jagdalpur (↗), Khammam (↘), Nalgonda (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Fatima

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.04.13 – ...):Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (68)Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Warangal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (68)Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (68)Permalink
(2013.04.13 – ...)

Bishop of Warangal (India)

Yours truly our Lord

Born:1954.06.18 (Ghanpur, India)
Ordained Priest:1979.02.20
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.23

Bishop of Warangal (India) (2013.04.13 – ...)

Archbishop Thumma Bala (78)Archbishop Thumma Bala (78)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.03.12 – 2013.04.13)

Archbishop Thumma Bala (78)Bishop Thumma Bala (78) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1986.11.17 – 2011.03.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Hyderabad (India)

Pastor to all

Born:1944.04.24 (Narimetta, India)
Ordained Priest:1970.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.12

Bishop of Warangal (India) (1986.11.17 – 2011.03.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Warangal (India) (2011.03.12 – 2013.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Hyderabad (India) (2011.03.12 – 2020.11.19)

Bishop Alphonsus Beretta, P.I.M.E.Permalink
(1953.01.08 – 1985.11.30)

Born:1911.12.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1934.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1951.04.08
Died:1998.05.23 († 86)

Bishop of Hyderabad (India) (1950.12.23 – 1953.01.08)

Bishop of Warangal (India) (1953.01.08 – 1985.11.30)


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