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Diocese of

Kuzhithurai

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 915 km²

Population: 247,198 Catholics (30.0% of 825,359 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Madurai

Neighbouring Dioceses: Neyyattinkara (↖), Palayamkottai (↗), Kottar (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 100 parishes, 122 priests (92 diocesan, 30 religious), 301 lay religious (34 brothers, 267 sisters), 66 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches

Neyyattinkara (↖), Palayamkottai (↗), Kottar (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.12.22 – ...):Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B. (67)Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B. (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kuzhithurai (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B. (67)Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B. (67)Permalink
(2014.12.22 – ...)

Bishop of Kuzhithurai (India)

The Lord is my shepherd

Born:1951.10.21 (India)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:2015.02.24

Bishop of Kuzhithurai (India) (2014.12.22 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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