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Diocese of

Chingleput

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,711 km²

Population: 203,220 Catholics (3.9% of 5,158,620 total) (2018)

Statistics: 99 parishes, 2 missions, 179 priests (109 diocesan, 70 religious), 831 lay religious (167 brothers, 664 sisters), 39 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Madras and Mylapore

Neighbouring Dioceses: Vellore (←), Madras and Mylapore (↑), Pondicherry and Cuddalore (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.06.28 – ...):Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (65)Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chingleput (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (65)Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (65)Permalink
(2002.06.28 – ...)

Bishop of Chingleput (India)

Fullness of life through justice

Born:1955.07.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1987.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:2002.09.29

Bishop of Chingleput (India) (2002.06.28 – ...)


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