Roman Catholic Diocese of Khulna

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Diocese of Khulna
Dioecesis Khulnensis
খুলনা এর বিশপের এলাকা
Location
Country Bangladesh
Ecclesiastical province Dhaka
Metropolitan Dhaka
Statistics
Area 25,855 km2 (9,983 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
14,717,000
30,056 (0.2%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 3 January 1952 (As Diocese of Jessore)
14 June 1956 (As Diocese of Khulna)
Cathedral St Joseph’s Cathedral in Khulna
Patron saint Assumption of Mary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop James Romen Boiragi
Metropolitan Archbishop Patrick D'Rozario
Emeritus Bishops Michael Atul D’Rozario Bishop Emeritus (1970-2005)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Khulna (Latin: Dioecesis Khulnensis) is a diocese located in the city of Khulna in the Ecclesiastical province of Dhaka in Bangladesh.

History[edit]

  • January 3, 1952: Established as Diocese of Jessore
  • June 14, 1956: Renamed as Diocese of Khulna

Leadership[edit]

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