Roman Catholic Diocese of Ambikapur

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Diocese of Ambikapur
Dioecesis Ambikapurensis
अंबिकापुर के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Raipur
Metropolitan Raipur
Statistics
Area 22,337 km2 (8,624 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,727,000
83,781 (3.1%)
Parishes 51
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Mother of God in Ambikapur
Patron saint Immaculate Mother of God
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Patras Minj, S.J.
Metropolitan Archbishop Victor Henry Thakur

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

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Ambikapur (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Patras Minj, S.J. (July 5, 1996 – Present)
    • Bishop Paschal Topno, S.J. (later Archbishop) (October 28, 1985 – March 26, 1994)
    • Bishop Philip Ekka, S.J. (November 10, 1977 – October 20, 1984)

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