Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Nalgonda
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population: 605650
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics: 43505
 
Founded:
31-May-76
Diocesan Priests: 117
  Total area:
4480 sq. kms.
Religious Priests: 18
 
Province:
Hyderabad
Religious Sisters: 260
 
Region:
Andhra Pradesh
Seminarians:
  Patron:
Mary Queen of Apostles
  Languages: Telugu Urdu Tamil and English
  Civil States:

Telangana: Nalgonda and Mahabubnagar

Contact Diocese of Nalgonda:
Bishop's House Rashtrapathi Road Nalgonda - 508 001. ANDRA PREDESH
Telephone 1:
08682-24 40 20 / 08682-24 44 52
Fax:
24 44 52
 
E-Mail Office:
bishopnlg@rediffmail.com
Website:
 
Most Rev. Joji Govindu, Bishops of Nalgonda
Name:
Most Rev. Joji Govindu
Designation:
Bishops     E-mail (P):
Canonical Possession:
    Telephone (P): 08682-23 25 20
 
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Nalgonda
 
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Nalgonda
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
62
 
Hospitals:
2
   
Degree Colleges:
1
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
5
   
Technical Training Centres:
15
Minor Seminaries:
 
Special Schools:
1
   
High Schools:
33
Monastries:
 
Crches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
9
Convents:
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
3
 
Social Centres:
4
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
1
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
15
   
Parallel Colleges:
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
2
       
Boarding Houses:
   
Upper Primary Schools:
6
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
2
       
De-addiction Centres:
3
       
          Aged & Destitute: 6        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Nalgonda
 
The Diocese of Nalgonda was erected by the Papal Bull "Animarum Utiliati" dated May 31 1976 of Pope Paul VI. It comprises the civil district of Nalgonda which was part of Warangal diocese and the civil district of Mahaboobnagar which was part of the Archdiocese of Hyderabad
Prelates of the Diocese of Nalgonda
Bishop NamePrelate Designation PeriodBishop NamePrelate Designation Period
Bp. Innayya Addagatla 1989-1993 Bp. Mathew Cheriakunnel PIME 1977-1987