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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Gorakhpur

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 19,070 km²

Population: 3,357 Catholics (0.2% of 1,767,820 total) (2017)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 9 missions, 69 priests (46 diocesan, 23 religious), 278 lay religious (29 brothers, 249 sisters), 11 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Agra

Neighbouring Dioceses: Allahabad (↙), Lucknow (←), Nepal (↗), Bettiah (→), Varanasi (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: St. Therese of Child Jesus, St. Joseph

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.07.15 – ...):Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T. (72)Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T. (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T. (72)Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T. (72)Permalink
(2006.07.15 – ...)

Bishop of Gorakhpur of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Liberated human being is to manifest glory of God

Born:1947.04.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1973.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2006.10.01

Superior General of Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower” (2003 – 2006.07.15)

Bishop of Gorakhpur of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2006.07.15 – ...)

Bishop Dominic Kokkat, C.S.T. (87)Bishop Dominic Kokkat, C.S.T. (87)Permalink
(1984.06.19 – 2006.07.15)

Bishop emeritus of Gorakhpur of the Syro-Malabars (India)

God is my light and my salvation

Born:1932.02.23 (India)
Ordained Priest:1960.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:1984.10.04

Bishop of Gorakhpur of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1984.06.19 – 2006.07.15)


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