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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Belthangady

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,543 km²

Population: 30,059 Catholics (0.8% of 3,806,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tellicherry

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bhadravathi (↗), Mandya (↘), Mananthavady (↘), Tellicherry (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: St. Thomas the Apostle

Statistics: 64 parishes, 8 missions, 57 priests (37 diocesan, 20 religious), 236 lay religious (31 brothers, 205 sisters), 22 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1999.04.24 – ...):Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy (67)Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Belthangady (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy (67)Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy (67)Permalink
(1999.04.24 – ...)

Bishop of Belthangady of the Syro-Malabars (India)

To love and to serve

Born:1951.08.31 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1999.08.04

Bishop of Belthangady of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1999.04.24 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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