Diocese of

Jammu–Srinagar

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Jammu–Srinagar / Iammuen(sis)–Srinagaren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Delhi

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.12.03 – ...):Bishop Ivan Albert Pereira (60)Bishop Ivan Albert Pereira (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jammu–Srinagar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ivan Albert Pereira (60)Bishop Ivan Albert Pereira (60)
(2014.12.03 – ...)

Bishop of Jammu–Srinagar (India)

Pax nuntiata est

Born:1964.06.01 (Vasai, India)
Ordained Priest:1993.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:2015.02.21

Priest of Jammu–Srinagar (India) (1993.05.15 – 2014.12.03)

Bishop of Jammu–Srinagar (India) (2014.12.03 – ...)

Bishop Peter Celestine Elampassery, O.F.M. Cap.
(1998.04.03 – 2014.12.03)

Born:1938.06.28 (India)
Ordained Priest:1966.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.06
Died:2015.05.27 († 76)

Bishop of Jammu–Srinagar (India) (1998.04.03 – 2014.12.03)

Bishop Hippolytus Anthony Kunnunkal, O.F.M. Cap.
(1986.03.10 – 1998.04.03)

Born:1921.03.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1951.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:1986.06.29
Died:2008.08.09 († 87)

Prefect Apostolic of Jammu and Kashmir (India) (1978.11.11 – 1986.03.10)

Bishop of Jammu–Srinagar (India) (1986.03.10 – 1998.04.03)

Prefects Apostolic of Jammu and Kashmir (Roman Rite)

Fr. Hippolytus Anthony Kunnunkal, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop)
(1978.11.11 – 1986.03.10)

(see above)

Fr. John Boerkamp, M.H.M.
(1968.05.04 – 1978)

Died:1978

Prefect Apostolic of Kashmir and Jammu (India) (1963.07.10 – 1968.05.04)

Prefect Apostolic of Jammu and Kashmir (India) (1968.05.04 – 1978)

Prefects Apostolic of Kashmir and Jammu (Roman Rite)

Fr. John Boerkamp, M.H.M.
(1963.07.10 – 1968.05.04)

(see above)

Fr. George Shanks, M.H.M.
(1952.05.30 – 1963)

Died:1963

Prefect Apostolic of Kashmir and Jammu (India) (1952.05.30 – 1963)

Special Churches

Lahore (↙), Islamabad–Rawalpindi (←), Xinjiang 新疆 (↗), Kangding 康定 (→), Simla and Chandigarh (↘), Jalandhar (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 222,236 km²

Population: 8,783 Catholics (0.1% of 13,075,085 total)

Pastoral Centres: 49 parishes

Personnel: 73 priests (50 diocesan, 23 religious), 228 religious (23 brothers, 205 sisters), 13 seminarians

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