Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Allahabad
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population: 30,945,000
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics: 11180
 
Founded:
1 September 1886
Diocesan Priests: 79
  Total area:
46774 Sq. km
Religious Priests: 13
 
Province:
Agra
Religious Sisters: 366
 
Region:
Agra
Seminarians:
  Patron:
St. Joseph
  Languages: Hindu Urdu English
  Civil States:

Uttar Pradesh: Allahabad Ambedkar Nagar Faizabad Fatehpur Kanpur City Kanpur Dehat (Akbarpur) Kaushambi Mirzapur Pratapgarh Raebareli Sonbhadra and Sultanpur

Contact Diocese of Allahabad:
Bishop's House32 -Thornill RoadAllahabad-211002UTTAR PRADESH
Telephone 1:
0532-24 07 451 2408370 /
Fax:
 
E-Mail Office:
Website:
 
Most Rev. Raphy Manjaly, Bishops of Allahabad
Name:
Most Rev. Raphy Manjaly
Designation:
Bishops     E-mail (P):
Canonical Possession:
    Telephone (P): 0532-2407493
 
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Allahabad
 
Bishop NameDesignationPeriod
Most Rev. Isidore Fernandes Retired
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Allahabad
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
40
 
Hospitals:
5
   
Degree Colleges:
3
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
4
   
Technical Training Centres:
2
Minor Seminaries:
 
Special Schools:
   
High Schools:
20
Monastries:
 
Crches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
12
Convents:
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
7
 
Social Centres:
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
1
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
9
   
Parallel Colleges:
18
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
14
       
Boarding Houses:
   
Upper Primary Schools:
2
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
2
       
De-addiction Centres:
       
          Aged & Destitute: 3        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Allahabad
 
The Diocese of Allahabad consists of the following twelve civil districts of Uttar Pradesh viz. Allahabad Ambedkar Nagar Faizabad Fatehpur Kanpur City Kanpur Dehat (Akbarpur) Kaushambi Mirzapur Pratapgarh Rae Bareli Sonbhadra and Sultanpur.

The Diocese of Allahabad formerly one of the largest diocese in the world since its erection in 1886 has contributed to form entirely or partially seven ecclesiastical units viz. the Archdiocese of Calcutta in 1887 the Diocese of Patna in 1919 the Prefecture of Jhansi in 1940 and the Prefecture of Gorakhpur in 1946. The last six divisions were made during the Episcopate of Bishop A. Poli ofm cap. The diocese was manned by the Capuchin Fathers of the Tuscany and Ancona Province till 1890 and by the Capuchin Fathers of the Bologna Province till 1947 when it was handed over to the Diocesan Clergy formed by Bishop A. Poli.
Prelates of the Diocese of Allahabad
Bishop NamePrelate Designation PeriodBishop NamePrelate Designation Period
Bp. Baptist Mudartha 1976 - 1988 Bp. Raymond D'Mello 1964 - 1969
Abp. Leonard Joseph Raymond 1947 - 1964 Abp. Joseph Angel Poli O.F.M. Cap. 1917 -1946
Bp Pierre-Francois Gramigna OFM Cap 1904 - 1917 Bp. Victor Gaetano Sinibaldi O.F.M. Cap. 1899 - 1902
Abp. Charles Joseph Gentili O.F.M. Cap. 1897 -1898 Bp. Francis Pesci O.F.M. Cap. 1886 - 1896