List of Catholic dioceses in India

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With the establishment of the dioceses of Shamshabad and Hosur in October 2017, the Roman Catholic Church in India includes 174 dioceses, of which 132 are Latin Church, 31 are Syro-Malabar, and 11 are Syro-Malankara. These are organised into 30 ecclesiastical provinces, comprising 23 Latin, 5 Syro-Malabar and 2 Syro-Malankara provinces.[1]

The bishops of the Latin Church, Syro-Malabar Church and Syro-Malankara Church form the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI).[2] This episcopal conference was established in 1944.

Latin ecclesiastical provinces and dioceses of the Catholic church in India. The dioceses making up a province have different shades of the same colour

Latin ecclesiastical provinces[edit]

Province of Agra[edit]

Province of Bangalore[edit]

Province of Bhopal[edit]

Province of Bombay[edit]

Province of Calcutta[edit]

Province of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar[edit]

Province of Delhi[edit]

Province of Gandhinagar[edit]

Province of Goa and Daman[edit]

Province of Guwahati[edit]

Province of Hyderabad[edit]

Province of Imphal[edit]

Province of Madras and Mylapore[edit]

Province of Madurai[edit]

Province of Nagpur[edit]

Province of Patna[edit]

Province of Pondicherry and Cuddalore[edit]

Province of Raipur[edit]

Province of Ranchi[edit]

Province of Shillong[edit]

Province of Trivandrum[edit]

Province of Verapoly[edit]

Province of Visakhapatnam[edit]

Syro-Malabar Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

The Syro-Malabar Church is governed by the Major Archbishop whose seat is Ernakulam-Angamaly and the synod of all bishops of the sui iuris Church, both within and outside of India.

Province of Ernakulam - Angamaly[edit]

Province of Changanassery[edit]

Province of Tellicherry[edit]

Province of Thrissur[edit]

Province of Kottayam[edit]

Directly under the Holy See[edit]

Syro-Malankara Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is also a major archiepiscopal sui iuris Church. It is governed by the Major Archbishop whose seat is Trivandrum and its synod of bishops.

Province of Trivandrum[edit]

Province of Tiruvalla[edit]

Directly under the Holy See[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The Archbishop of Goa and Daman also carries the title of the Patriarch of the East Indies.

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