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Roman Catholic Diocese of Daltonganj

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Daltonganj (Latin: Daltonganien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Daltonganj in the Ecclesiastical province of Ranchi in India.

Diocese of Daltonganj

Dioecesis Daltonganiensis

डाल्टनगंज के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical provinceRanchi
MetropolitanRanchi
Statistics
Area2,750 km2 (1,060 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
2,461,900
60,675 (2.5%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established5 June 1971
CathedralCathedral in Daltonganj
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGabriel Kujur, S.J.
Metropolitan ArchbishopTelesphore Toppo

HistoryEdit

  • June 5, 1971: Established as Diocese of Daltonganj from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi

LeadershipEdit

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