Roman Catholic Diocese of Kohima

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Diocese of Kohima
Dioecesis Kohimaensis
कोहिमा के सूबा
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Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Imphal
Metropolitan Imphal
Statistics
Area 16,579 km2 (6,401 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
2,042,000
54,401 (2.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Mary Help of Christians Cathedral
Patron saint Mary Help of Christians
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop James Thoppil
Metropolitan Archbishop Dominic Lumon
Emeritus Bishops Jose Mukala Bishop Emeritus (1998-2009)
Website
Website of the Diocese
Mary Help of Christians Cathedral, Kohima

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kohima (Latin: Kohimaen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Kohima in the Ecclesiastical province of Imphal in India.

History[edit]

  • January 29, 1973: Established as Diocese of Kohima–Imphal from the Diocese of Dibrugarh
  • March 28, 1980: Renamed as Diocese of Kohima

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Kohima (Latin Rite)
  • Bishops of Kohima – Imphal (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Abraham Alangimattathil, S.D.B. (January 29, 1973 – March 28, 1980)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 22°19′05″N 73°11′02″E / 22.3180°N 73.1839°E / 22.3180; 73.1839