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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Idukki

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,000 km²

Population: 266,600 Catholics (34.0% of 785,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ernakulam–Angamaly

Neighbouring Dioceses: Kanjirapally (↙), Palai (↙), Kothamangalam (↖)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Holy Cross

Statistics: 155 parishes, 573 priests (238 diocesan, 335 religious), 1,306 lay religious (350 brothers, 956 sisters), 86 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Kanjirapally (↙), Palai (↙), Kothamangalam (↖)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.01.12 – ...):Bishop John Nellikunnel (45)Bishop John Nellikunnel (45)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Idukki (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop John Nellikunnel (45)Bishop John Nellikunnel (45)Permalink
(2018.01.12 – ...)

Bishop of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1973.03.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1998.12.30
Consecrated Bishop:2018.04.05

Bishop of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2018.01.12 – ...)

Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil (76)Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil (76)Permalink
(2003.01.15 – 2018.01.12)

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

Divinization in Christ

Born:1942.09.23 (India)
Ordained Priest:1971.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.02

Bishop of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2003.01.15 – 2018.01.12)


as of 2018.11.07

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