Monday, September 8, 2014

List of Roman Catholic dioceses in India

List of Roman Catholic dioceses in India

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roman Catholic Church in India includes 167 dioceses, of which 130 are Latin, 29 are Syro-Malabar and 8 are Syro-Malankara. These are organised into 30 ecclesiastical provinces, comprising 23 Latin rite, 5 Syro-Malabar and 2 Syro-Malankara provinces.[1]
The bishops of the Latin Church, Syro-Malabar Church and Syro-Malankara Church form the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI).[2] This episcopal conference was established in 1944.
Latin rite provinces and dioceses of the Catholic church in India. The dioceses making up a province have different shades of the same colour

Latin Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

Province of Agra[edit]

Province of Bangalore[edit]

Province of Bhopal[edit]

Province of Bombay[edit]

Province of Calcutta[edit]

Province of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar[edit]

Province of Delhi[edit]

Province of Gandhinagar[edit]

Province of Goa and Daman[edit]

Province of Guwahati[edit]

Province of Hyderabad[edit]

Province of Imphal[edit]

Province of Madras and Mylapore[edit]

Province of Madurai[edit]

Province of Nagpur[edit]

Province of Patna[edit]

Province of Pondicherry and Cuddalore[edit]

Province of Raipur[edit]

Province of Ranchi[edit]

Province of Shillong[edit]

Province of Trivandrum[edit]

Province of Verapoly[edit]

Province of Visakhapatnam[edit]

Syro-Malabar Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

The Syro-Malabar Church is governed by the Major Archbishop whose seat is Ernakulam-Angamaly and the synod of all bishops of the sui iuris Church, both within and outside of India.

Province of Eranakulam - Angamaly[edit]

Province of Changanassery[edit]

Province of Tellicherry[edit]

Province of Thrissur[edit]

Province of Kottayam[edit]

Dioceses directly under the Holy See[edit]

Syro-Malankara Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is also a major archiepiscopal sui iuris Church. It is governed by the Major Archbishopwhose seat is Trivandrum and its synod of bishops.

Province of Trivandrum[edit]

Province of Tiruvalla[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. Jump up^ The Archbishop of Goa and Daman also carries the title of the Patriarch of the East Indies.


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