Roman Catholic Diocese of Simdega

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Diocese of Simdega
Dioecesis Simdegaënsis
सिमडेगा के सूबा
St Anne Cathedral Simdega.jpg
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Ranchi
Metropolitan Ranchi
Statistics
Area 2,323 km2 (897 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
548,000
173,225 (31.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 28 May 1993
Cathedral Cathedral of St Anne in Simdega
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vincent Barwa

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Simdega (Latin: Simdegaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Simdega in the Ecclesiastical province of Ranchi in India.

History[edit]

  • May 28, 1993: Established as Diocese of Simdega from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Simdega (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Vincent Barwa (February 11, 2008 – present)
    • Bishop Joseph Minj (May 28, 1993 – February 11, 2008)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 22°37′02″N 84°29′09″E / 22.6173°N 84.4858°E / 22.6173; 84.4858