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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Nagpur, India, Archdiocese of

Comprises the districts of Nagpur and Bhandara in Maharashtra state, and the districts of Betul, Chhindwara, Seoni (except the tehsil of Lakhnadon) and Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh. Founded on July 11, 1887 by division from the diocese of Vizagapatam as a suffragan of the archdiocese of Madras. Entrusted to the French Missionaries of Saint Francis de Sales of Annecy. Elevated to an archdiocese on September 19, 1953. See also,

  • Catholic-Hierarchy.Org
  • Catholic Bishops Conference of India

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Entry for 'Nagpur, India, Archdiocese of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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