diocese of Simla and Chandigarh, India

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