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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Simla and Chandigarh, India, Diocese of

Founded on September 13, 1910 by with territory from the archdiocese of Agra and the diocese of Lahore. Name changed to the archdiocese of Delhi and Simla on April 13, 1937. Split to for the archdiocese of Delhi and the diocese of Simla on June 4, 1959. Name changed to the diocese of Simla and Chandigarh on May 12, 1964. Suffragen of the archdiocese of Delhi. Only about 1/10th of one per cent of the population is Catholic.

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

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Entry for 'Simla and Chandigarh, India, Diocese of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/s/simla-and-chandigarh-india-diocese-of.html. 1910.

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