Roman Catholic Diocese of Gulbarga

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Diocese of Gulbarga
Dioecesis Gulbargiensis
गुलबर्गा के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Bangalore
Metropolitan Bangalore
Statistics
Area 38,752 km2 (14,962 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
6,435,095
5,000 (0.1%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman rite
Established 24 June 2005
Cathedral Cathedral of Mother Mary of Divine Grace in Gulbarga
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Robert Miranda
Metropolitan Archbishop Bernard Moras
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Gulbarga in India was created on June 24, 2005. It is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Bangalore. Its first bishop is Rev. Robert Miranda. The parish church Mother Mary of Divine Grace in Gulbarga will be the cathedral for the diocese. It was the 150th diocese of India, and the 120th of Latin Rite.

The diocese covers an area of 38,752 km² of the Karnataka state previously belonging to the Archdiocese of Hyderabad and the dioceses of Bellary and Belgaum.

The total population in the diocese is 7,012,492, of which 6,425 are Catholic. The diocese is subdivided into 16 parishes.

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