Roman Catholic Diocese of Tezpur

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Diocese of Tezpur
Dioecesis Tezpurensis
तेजपुर के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Guwahati
Metropolitan Guwahati
Statistics
Area 38,700 km2 (14,900 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
4,623,000
184,041 (4%)
Parishes 30
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 16 January 1964
Cathedral Cathedral of St John Bosco in Tezpur
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo
Metropolitan Archbishop John Moolachira
Emeritus Bishops Robert Kerketta Bishop Emeritus (1980-2007)

Diocese of Tezpur is a Roman Catholic diocese that has its seat in Tezpur, which is in Assam, India. It was founded in 1964.

Bishops of Tezpur[edit]

  • Oreste Marengo, S.D.B. (6 Jul 1964 Appointed - 26 Jun 1969 Resigned)
  • Joseph Mittathany (26 Jun 1969 Appointed - 28 Mar 1980 Appointed, Bishop of Imphal)
  • Robert Kerketta, S.D.B. (24 Oct 1980 Appointed - 3 Dec 2007 Retired)
  • Michael Akasius Toppo (3 Dec 2007 Appointed - )

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Coordinates: 26°37′00″N 92°47′45″E / 26.6167°N 92.7958°E / 26.6167; 92.7958