Diocese of

Port Blair

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Port Blair / Portus Blairen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ranchi

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Stella Maris

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.06.29 – ...):Bishop Visuvasam Selvaraj (58)Bishop Visuvasam Selvaraj (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Port Blair (Roman Rite)

Bishop Visuvasam Selvaraj (58)Bishop Visuvasam Selvaraj (58)
(2021.06.29 – ...)

Bishop of Port Blair (India)

Born:1966.01.04 (Raja Annamalaipuram, India)
Ordained Priest:1994.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2021.08.21

Priest of Port Blair (India) (1994.05.08 – 2021.06.29)

Bishop of Port Blair (India) (2021.06.29 – ...)

Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (79)Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (79)
(1984.06.22 – 2019.01.06)

Bishop emeritus of Port Blair (India)

Splendidum servi Dei

Born:1944.08.05 (Calangute, India)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1985.01.20

Bishop of Port Blair (India) (1984.06.22 – 2019.01.06)

Special Churches

Pathein (↗), Mawlamyine (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 8,293 km²

Population: 39,760 Catholics (8.1% of 493,730 total)

Pastoral Centres: 17 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 48 priests (24 diocesan, 24 religious), 158 religious (26 brothers, 132 sisters), 3 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.15

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