Roman Catholic Diocese of Gulbarga

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Diocese of Gulbarga

Dioecesis Gulbargiensis
Location
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
Ecclesiastical province Bangalore
Metropolitan Bangalore
Statistics
Area38,752 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
Established24 June 2005
CathedralCathedral of Mother Mary of Divine Grace in Gulbarga
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Robert Miranda
Metropolitan Archbishop Peter Machado
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Gulbarga in India was created on 24 June 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.

Coordinates: 17°19′39″N76°49′42″E / 17.3274°N 76.8283°E / 17.3274; 76.8283


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