Roman Catholic Diocese of Dibrugarh

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Diocese of Dibrugarh
Dioecesis Dibrugarhensis
डिब्रूगढ़ के सूबा
Location
Country  India
Ecclesiastical province Guwahati
Metropolitan Guwahati
Statistics
Area 32,545 km2 (12,566 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
6,125,000
101,000 (1.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Dibrugarh
Patron saint Sacred Heart of Jesus
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joseph Aind, S.D.B.
Metropolitan Archbishop John Moolachira
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dibrugarh (Latin: Dibrugarhen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Dibrugarh in the Ecclesiastical province of Guwahati in India.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Dibrugarh (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Joseph Aind, S.D.B. (November 11, 1994 – present)
    • Bishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (later Archbishop) (June 19, 1981 – March 30, 1992)
    • Bishop Robert Kerketta, S.D.B. (May 21, 1970 – October 24, 1980)
    • Archbishop Hubert D’Rosario, S.D.B. (Apostolic Administrator June 26, 1969 – May 21, 1970)
    • Bishop Hubert D’Rosario, S.D.B. (later Archbishop) (July 6, 1964 – June 26, 1969)
    • Bishop Orestes Marengo, S.D.B. (July 12, 1951 – July 6, 1964)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 27°28′45″N 94°55′14″E / 27.4793°N 94.9206°E / 27.4793; 94.9206