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Diocese of Tura
Dioecesis Turanus
Statistics
Country: India
Metropolitan: Shillong
Rite: Latin Rite
Area: 8,500 km²
Population:
  Total:
  Catholics:

762,473 (2004)
201,707 (26.5%)
Cathedral: Tura Cathedral
Ordinaries
Bishop: Andrew Marak

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tura (Latin: Turan(us)) is a diocese located in the city of Tura in the Ecclesiastical province of Shillong in India.

History

  • March 1, 1973: Established as Diocese of Tura from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong–Gauhati

Leadership

  • Bishops of Tura (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Andrew Marak (April 21, 2007 – present)
    • Bishop George Mamalassery (January 12, 1979 – April 21, 2007)
    • Bishop Orestes Marengo, S.D.B. (Apostolic Administrator June 26, 1969 – January 12, 1979)

References


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