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Roman Catholic Diocese of Ahmedabad

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Metropolitan  Gandhinagar
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  14,791 km²
Patron saint  Francis Xavier
Parishes  42
Established  5 May 1949
Country  India
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2012) 10,143,092 70,038 (0.7%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Ahmedabad
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gandhinagar

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ahmedabad (Latin: Ahmedabaden(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Ahmedabad in the Ecclesiastical province of Gandhinagar in India.

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History

  • May 5, 1949: Established as Diocese of Ahmedabad from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Ahmedabad (Latin Rite)
  • Bishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (November 11, 2002 – present)
  • Bishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (later Archbishop) (May 21, 1990 – November 11, 2002)
  • Bishop Charles Gomes, S.J. (July 1, 1974 – May 21, 1990)
  • Bishop Edwin Pinto, S.J. (May 5, 1949 – 1973)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Ahmedabad Wikipedia


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