Roman Catholic Diocese of Rajshahi

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Diocese of Rajshahi
Dioecesis Raishahiensis
রাজশাহী এর বিশপের এলাকা
Location
Country Bangladesh
Ecclesiastical province Dhaka
Metropolitan Dhaka
Statistics
Area 18,063 km2 (6,974 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
29,190,000
59,630 (0.4%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 21 May 1990
Cathedral Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer in Rajshahi
Patron saint Good Shepherd
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gervas Rozario
Metropolitan Archbishop Patrick D'Rozario

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rajshahi (Latin: Dioecesis Raishahiensis) is a diocese located in the city of Rajshahi in the Ecclesiastical province of Dhaka in Bangladesh.[1] [2]

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Rajshahi (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Gervas Rozario (January 15, 2007 – present)
    • Bishop Paulinus Costa (later Archbishop) (January 11, 1996 – July 9, 2005)
    • Bishop Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C. (later Archbishop) (May 21, 1990 – February 3, 1995)

Information[edit]

  • High School = 3
  • Primary School = 17
  • Parish = 19
  • Seminary = 1
  • Health Center = 13

Prominent Persons[edit]

  1. Denis C Baskey, Director, Caritas Rajshahi Region
  2. William Atul Kuluntunu, Joint Sectary (OSD), Ministry of Entailment

References[edit]