Roman Catholic Diocese of Jullundur

Diocese of Jullundur
Dioecesis Iullundurensis
Country India
Metropolitan Delhi
Area 51,120 km2 (19,740 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
105,654 (0.2%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral St. Mary’s Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jullundur/Jalandhar (Latin: Iullunduren(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Jullundur in the Ecclesiastical province of Delhi in India.


  • January 17, 1952: Established as the Apostolic Prefecture of Jullundur from the Diocese of Lahore
  • December 6, 1971: Promoted as Diocese of Jullundur


  • Bishops of Jullundur (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto (February 24, 2007 – present)
    • Bishop Symphorian Thomas Keeprath, O.F.M. Cap. (December 6, 1971 – February 24, 2007)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Jullundur (Latin Rite)
    • Fr. Alban of Blackburn, O.F.M. Cap. (October 31, 1952 – 1971)


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