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Diocese of

Coimbatore

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Madras and Mylapore

Neighbouring Dioceses: Sultanpet (↙), Calicut (↖), Ootacamund (↑), Salem (↗), Dindigul (↘), Vijayapuram (↓)

Patron Saint: St. Michael

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.07.10 – ...):Bishop Lephonse Thomas Aquinas (61)Bishop Lephonse Thomas Aquinas (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Coimbatore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Lephonse Thomas Aquinas (61)Bishop Lephonse Thomas Aquinas (61)
(2002.07.10 – ...)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India)

Born:1953.03.06 (India)
Ordained Priest:1980.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.28

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (2002.07.10 – ...)

Bishop Ambrose Mathalaimuthu
(1979.12.06 – 2002.07.10)

Born:1925.07.20 (India)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1971.12.09
Died:2009.11.15 († 84)

Bishop of Tuticorin (India) (1971.08.30 – 1979.12.06)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1979.12.06 – 2002.07.10)

Bishop Manuel Visuvasam
(1972.02.03 – 1979.06.02)

Born:1916.06.18 (India)
Ordained Priest:1941.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1972.05.03
Died:1979.06.02 († 62)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1972.02.03 – 1979.06.02)

Bishop Francis Xavier Muthappa
(1949.12.25 – 1971.11.23)

Born:1897.12.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1923.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1950.04.26
Died:1971.11.23 († 73)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1949.12.25 – 1971.11.23)

Bishop Ubagaraswani Bernadotte
(1940.04.09 – 1949.02.05)

Born:1899.02.12 (India)
Ordained Priest:1925.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1940.07.25
Died:1949.02.05 († 49)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1940.04.09 – 1949.02.05)

Bishop Marie-Louis-Joseph-Constantin Tournier, M.E.P.
(1932.01.12 – 1938.01)

Born:1887.09.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1912.03.02
Consecrated Bishop:1932.04.13
Died:1938.05.18 († 50)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1932.01.12 – 1938.01)

Titular Bishop of Ipsus (1938.01 – 1938.05.18)

Bishop Augustine-Antoine Roy, M.E.P.
(1904.02.12 – 1930.12.04)

Born:1863.01.21 (France)
Ordained Priest:1888.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1904.04.17
Died:1937.12.21 († 74)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1904.02.12 – 1930.12.04)

Titular Bishop of Citharizum (1930.12.04 – 1937.12.21)

Fr. Jacques-Denis Peyramale, M.E.P.
(1903.05.23 – 1903.08.17)

Born:1844.01.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1869.10.28
Died:1903.08.17 († 59)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1903.05.23 – 1903.08.17)

Bishop Etienne-Auguste-Joseph-Louis Bardou, M.E.P.
(1886.09.01 – 1903.02.07)

Born:1834.04.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1858.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1874.08.23
Died:1903.02.07 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Telmissus (1874.04.30 – 1886.09.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Coimbatore (India) (1874.04.30 – 1886.09.01)

Bishop of Coimbatore (India) (1886.09.01 – 1903.02.07)

Vicars Apostolic of Coimbatore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Etienne-Auguste-Joseph-Louis Bardou, M.E.P.
(1874.04.30 – 1886.09.01)

(see above)

Bishop Claude-Marie Dépommier, M.E.P.
(1865.02.17 – 1873.12.08)

Born:1815.02.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1839.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1865.10.08
Died:1873.12.08 († 58)

Titular Bishop of Chrysopolis in Arabia (1865.02.17 – 1873.12.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Coimbatore (India) (1865.02.17 – 1873.12.08)

Bishop Melchior-Marie-Joseph Marion de Brésillac, S.M.A.
(1850.04.03 – 1855.03.18)

Born:1813.12.02 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1846.10.04
Died:1859.06.25 († 45)

Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Coimbatore (India) (1845.03.16 – 1850.04.03)

Titular Bishop of Prusa (1845.03.16 – 1859.06.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Coimbatore (India) (1850.04.03 – 1855.03.18)

Founder of Society of African Missions (1856.12.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Sierra Leone (Sierra Leone) (1858.04.13 – 1859.06.25)

Superior General of Society of African Missions (1858.04.13 – 1859.06.25)

Bishop Melchior-Marie-Joseph Marion de Brésillac, S.M.A.
(1845.03.16 – 1850.04.03)

(see above)


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