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Roman Catholic Diocese of Chikmagalur

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Rite  Latin Rite
Area  14,015 km²
Country  India
Pope  Francis
Phone  082622 20389
Metropolitan archbishop  Bernard Moras
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2006) 3,014,000 36,819 (1.2%)
Cathedral  St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Chikmagalur
Emeritus Bishops  John Baptist Sequeira Bishop Emeritus (1987-2006)
Address  Jyothi Nilaya Jyothinagara, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 577102
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangalore

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chikmagalur (Latin: Chikmagaluren(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Chikmagalur in the Ecclesiastical province of Bangalore in India.

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History

  • November 16, 1963: Established as Diocese of Chikmagalur from the Diocese of Mysore
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Chikmagalur (Latin Rite)
  • Bishop Anthony Swamy Thomasappa (February 2, 2007 - present)
  • Bishop John Baptist Sequeira (January 26, 1987 – December 2, 2006)
  • Bishop Alphonsus Mathias (later Archbishop) (November 16, 1963 – September 12, 1986)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Chikmagalur Wikipedia


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