DIOCESE STATISTICS

Bishop

Most Rev. Dr A. Amalraj

Location

Tamilnadu, India

Erected

03rd July,1955

Rite

Latin Rite

Ecclesiastical Province

Madras – Mylapore

Postal Address

Bishop’s House
P.B.No. 5, St Mary’s Hill, Wood Cock Road,
Udhagamandalam-643 001, The Nilgiris Dt
Tamilnadu, South India

Telephone

0423-2442366

Fax

0423-2447996

Catholics

90,864

Total Population

20,60,445

Patron

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Co-Patroness

Our Lady of the Assumption

Area

2822 Sq. Miles/7312 Sq. Kms

No. of Diocesan Priests

117

No. of Quasi Parishes

2

Christians (Non-Catholics)

20,235

Non-Christians

19,49,346

No. of Parishes

62

Seminarians for the
Diocese

Major-17, College-11, Minor-5

Languages Spoken

Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, English

Tribal Languages

Badaga, Urali