Diocese of

Kohima

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kohima / Kohimaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Imphal

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Mary Help of Christians

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.06.16 – ...):Bishop James Thoppil (65)Bishop James Thoppil (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kohima (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Thoppil (65)Bishop James Thoppil (65)
(2011.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of Kohima (India)

Doing everything for the Gospel

Born:1959.05.08 (Kottayam, India)
Ordained Priest:1986.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.08

Priest of Kohima (India) (1986.01.12 – 2011.06.16)

Bishop of Kohima (India) (2011.06.16 – ...)

Archbishop Dominic Lumon (75)Archbishop Dominic Lumon (75)
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.11.06 – 2011.06.16)

Bishop Jose Mukala (75)Bishop Jose Mukala (75)
(1997.10.24 – 2009.10.30)

Bishop emeritus of Kohima (India)

To build up the Body of Christ

Born:1948.08.18 (Kaveekunnu, India)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.10
Consecrated Bishop:1998.03.15

Bishop of Kohima (India) (1997.10.24 – 2009.10.30)

Bishop Abraham Alangimattathil, S.D.B.
(1980.03.28 – 1996.07.11)

A loving service to God and man

Born:1933.07.11 (India)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1973.10.14
Died:1997.11.18 († 64)

Bishop of Kohima–Imphal (India) (1973.01.29 – 1980.03.28)

Bishop of Kohima (India) (1980.03.28 – 1996.07.11)

Bishops of Kohima–Imphal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Abraham Alangimattathil, S.D.B.
(1973.01.29 – 1980.03.28)

(see above)

Special Churches

Diphu (←), Dibrugarh (↑), Miao (↗), Myitkyina (→), Imphal (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 16,579 km²

Population: 62,329 Catholics (2.5% of 2,503,790 total)

Pastoral Centres: 57 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 192 priests (91 diocesan, 101 religious), 661 religious (160 brothers, 501 sisters), 16 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.19

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