Diocese of

Aizawl

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Aizawl / Aizavlen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Shillong

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.10.02 – ...):Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (71)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (71)
Auxiliary Bishop (2023.03.30 – ...):Bishop Joachim Walder (68)Bishop Joachim Walder (68)

Titular Bishop of Legia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aizawl (Roman Rite)

Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (71)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (71)
(2001.10.02 – ...)

Bishop of Aizawl (India)

To serve in unity

Born:1952.06.08 (Aizawl, India)
Ordained Priest:1981.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.02

Bishop of Aizawl (India) (2001.10.02 – ...)

Bishop Denzil Reginald D’Souza
(1996.01.11 – 2000.10.18)

Born:1929.07.02 (India)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1969.11.23
Died:2002.10.25 († 73)

Bishop of Silchar (India) (1969.06.26 – 1996.01.11)

Bishop of Aizawl (India) (1996.01.11 – 2000.10.18)

Bishops of Silchar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Denzil Reginald D’Souza
(1969.06.26 – 1996.01.11)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Haflong (Roman Rite)

Fr. George Daniel Breen, C.S.C.
(1952.03.21 – 1969)

Born:1897
Ordained Priest:1924.01.20
Died:1997.01.26 († 99)

Prefect Apostolic of Haflong (India) (1952.03.21 – 1969)

Special Churches

Chattogram (↙), Agartala (↙), Sylhet (←), Jowai (↖), Diphu (↑), Imphal (→), Hakha (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 28,002 km²

Population: 40,000 Catholics (0.8% of 4,951,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 31 parishes, 7 missions

Personnel: 81 priests (34 diocesan, 47 religious), 286 religious (66 brothers, 220 sisters), 11 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.29

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