Roman Catholic Diocese of Vasai

Roman Catholic Diocese of Vasai

Infobox Diocese| jurisdiction=Diocese
name= Vasai
latin= Dioecesis Vasaiensis
country= India| metropolitan=Bombay
rite=Latin Rite
cathedral = Cathedral of Our Lady of Grace, Papdy
cocathedral =
area= 7,596
population= 3,300,000
population_as_of= 2004
catholics= 120,000
catholics_percent= 3.6
bishop= Thomas Dabre
coadjutor =
auxiliary_bishops =

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Vasai (Latin: " Vasaien(sis)") is a diocese located in the city of Vasai in the Ecclesiastical province of Bombay in India.

History

* May 22, 1998: Established as Diocese of Vasai from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay

Leadership

* Bishops of Vasai (Roman rite)
** Bishop Thomas Dabre (May 22, 1998 – present)

References

* [http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/diocese/vasa0.htm Giga-Catholic Information]
* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dvasa.html Catholic Hierarchy]


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