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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Irinjalakuda

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,180 km²

Population: 269,867 Catholics (20.4% of 1,326,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trichur

Neighbouring Dioceses: Trichur (↑), Ramanathapuram (↗), Kothamangalam (↘), Ernakulam–Angamaly (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Statistics: 134 parishes, 20 missions, 301 priests (209 diocesan, 92 religious), 2,085 lay religious (168 brothers, 1,917 sisters), 53 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Trichur (↑), Ramanathapuram (↗), Kothamangalam (↘), Ernakulam–Angamaly (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.01.18 – ...):Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (56)Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (56)Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (56)Permalink
(2010.01.18 – ...)

Bishop of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1961.12.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.18

Bishop of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2010.01.18 – ...)

Bishop James PazhayattilPermalink
(1978.06.22 – 2010.01.18)

Born:1934.07.26 (India)
Ordained Priest:1961.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:1978.09.10
Died:2016.07.10 († 81)

Bishop of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1978.06.22 – 2010.01.18)


as of 2018.11.07

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