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Roman Catholic Diocese of Dharmapuri

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Parishes  33
Pope  Francis
Area  9,622 km²
Metropolitan archbishop  Antony Anandarayar
Rite  Latin Rite
Vicar General  P. Xavier
Country  India
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2013) 3,386,631 52,169 (1.8%)
Cathedral  Sacred Heart Cathedral in Dharmapuri
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pondicherry and Cuddalore

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dharmapuri (Latin: Dharmapurien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Dharmapuri in the Ecclesiastical province of Pondicherry and Cuddalore in India.

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History

  • January 24, 1997: Established as Diocese of Dharmapuri from the Diocese of Salem
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Dharmapuri (Latin Rite)
  • Bishop Joseph Anthony Irudayaraj, S.D.B. (January 24, 1997 – January 13, 2012)
  • Bishop Lawrence Pius Dorairaj (since January 13, 2012)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Dharmapuri Wikipedia


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