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Diocese of

Kannur

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,988 km²

Population: 54,652 Catholics (1.9% of 2,874,064 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Verapoly

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mangalore (↑), Mysore (→), Calicut (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Grace

Statistics: 57 parishes, 9 missions, 126 priests (54 diocesan, 72 religious), 651 lay religious (107 brothers, 544 sisters), 17 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.02.01 – ...):Bishop Alex Joseph Vadakumthala (59)Bishop Alex Joseph Vadakumthala (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kannur (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alex Joseph Vadakumthala (59)Bishop Alex Joseph Vadakumthala (59)Permalink
(2014.02.01 – ...)

Bishop of Kannur (India)

To witness to his love and compassion

Born:1959.06.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:2014.03.23

Bishop of Kannur (India) (2014.02.01 – ...)

Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal (65)Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal (65)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.05.15 – 2014.02.01)

Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal (65)Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal (65)Permalink
(1998.11.05 – 2012.05.15)

Bishop of Calicut (India)

According to your will

Born:1953.02.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1981.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1999.02.07

Bishop of Kannur (India) (1998.11.05 – 2012.05.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Kannur (India) (2012.05.15 – 2014.02.01)

Bishop of Calicut (India) (2012.05.15 – ...)

Secretary General of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (2013.08.17 – 2017.02.06)


as of 2018.11.07

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