Roman Catholic Diocese of Raigarh

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Diocese of Raigarh
Dioecesis Raigarhensis
रायगढ़ के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Raipur
Metropolitan Raipur
Statistics
Area 7,086 km2 (2,736 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,367,000
61,770 (4.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Michael in Raigarh
Patron saint Michael the Archangel
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Paul Toppo
Metropolitan Archbishop Victor Henry Thakur

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raigarh (Latin: Raigarhen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Raigarh in the Ecclesiastical province of Raipur in India.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Raigarh (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Paul Toppo (March 23, 2006 – present)
    • Bishop Victor Kindo (November 25, 1985 – March 23, 2006)
    • Bishop Francis Ekka (November 10, 1977 – March 15, 1984)
  • Bishops of Raigarh – Ambikapur (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Francis Ekka (April 24, 1971 – November 10, 1977)
    • Bishop Stanislaus Tigga (December 24, 1957 – July 9, 1970)
    • Bishop Oscar Sevrin, S.J. (December 13, 1951 – November 8, 1957)

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