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Diocese of

Chingleput

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,711 km²

Population: 192,186 Catholics (3.9% of 4,982,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Madras and Mylapore

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Statistics: 95 parishes, 3 missions, 208 priests (104 diocesan, 104 religious), 1,096 lay religious (343 brothers, 753 sisters), 48 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.06.28 – ...):Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (63)Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chingleput (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (63)Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (63)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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