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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Madras and Mylapore

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Chingleput, Coimbatore, Ootacamund, Vellore

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cuddapah (↙), Vellore (←), Nellore (↑), Chingleput (↓)

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Cuddapah (↙), Vellore (←), Nellore (↑), Chingleput (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2012.11.21 – ...):Archbishop George Antonysamy (62)Archbishop George Antonysamy (62)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Madras and Mylapore (Roman Rite)

Archbishop George Antonysamy (62)Archbishop George Antonysamy (62)
(2012.11.21 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India)

Born:1952.02.15 (India)
Ordained Priest:1980.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:2005.09.21

Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea (2005.08.04 – 2008.09.08)

Titular Archbishop of Sulci (2005.08.04 – 2012.11.21)

Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia (2005.08.04 – 2012.11.21)

Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia (2005.08.04 – 2012.11.21)

Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone (2005.09.20 – 2012.11.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) (2012.11.21 – ...)

Archbishop Malayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B. (77)Archbishop Malayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B. (77)
(2005.04.01 – 2012.11.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Madras and Mylapore (India)

Born:1937.07.23 (India)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1994.01.25

Bishop of Vellore (India) (1993.11.17 – 2005.04.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) (2005.04.01 – 2012.11.21)

Archbishop James Masilamony Arul Das
(1994.05.11 – 2004.08.30)

Born:1930.01.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1974.02.20
Died:2004.08.30 († 74)

Bishop of Ootacamund (India) (1973.12.21 – 1994.05.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) (1994.05.11 – 2004.08.30)

Archbishop Casimir Gnanadickam, S.J.
(1987.01.26 – 1993.11.10)

Born:1925.04.25 (India)
Ordained Priest:1957.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1985.06.16
Died:1993.11.10 († 68)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madurai (India) (1984.12.03 – 1987.01.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) (1987.01.26 – 1993.11.10)

Archbishop Anthony Rayappa Arulappa
(1966.02.01 – 1987.01.26)

Born:1912.10.02 (India)
Ordained Priest:1938.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1966.03.25
Died:1996.08.02 († 83)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) (1966.02.01 – 1987.01.26)

Archbishop Louis Mathias, S.D.B.
(1952.11.13 – 1965.08.02)

Born:1887.07.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1913.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1934.11.10
Died:1965.08.02 († 78)

Prefect Apostolic of Assam (India) (1922.12.15 – 1934.07.09)

Bishop of Shillong (India) (1934.07.09 – 1935.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras (India) (1935.03.25 – 1952.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) (1952.11.13 – 1965.08.02)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Madras (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Louis Mathias, S.D.B.
(1935.03.25 – 1952.11.13)

(see above)

Archbishop Eugène Mederlet, S.D.B.
(1928.07.03 – 1934.12.12)

Born:1867.11.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1894.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1928.10.28
Died:1934.12.12 († 67)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras (India) (1928.07.03 – 1934.12.12)

Archbishop Giovanni Aelen, M.H.M.
(1911.02.13 – 1928.02.25)

Born:1854.12.24 (Netherlands)
Died:1929.02.11 († 74)

Titular Archbishop of Themisonium (1901.12.02 – 1911.02.13)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Madras (India) (1901.12.02 – 1911.02.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras (India) (1911.02.13 – 1928.02.25)

Titular Archbishop of Nicopolis (1928.02.25 – 1929.02.11)

Archbishop Joseph Colgan
(1886.09.01 – 1911.02.13)

Born:1821.01.02
Died:1911.02.13 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Aureliopolis (1882.05.19 – 1886.09.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Madras (India) (1882.05.19 – 1886.09.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras (India) (1886.09.01 – 1911.02.13)

Vicars Apostolic of Madras (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Colgan (later Archbishop)
(1882.05.19 – 1886.09.01)

(see above)

Bishop Stephen Fennelly
(1868.03.01 – 1880)

Died:1880

Vicar Apostolic of Madras (India) (1868.03.01 – 1880)

Bishop John Fennelly
(1841.04.24 – 1868)

Died:1868

Vicar Apostolic of Madras (India) (1841.04.24 – 1868)

Bishop Daniel O’Connell, O.E.S.A.
(1834.04.23 – 1840)

Died:1840

Vicar Apostolic of Madras (India) (1834.04.23 – 1840)

Bishop-elect John Bede Polding, O.S.B. (later Archbishop)
(1832.07.04 – 1833.06.03)

Adjutor Deus

Born:1794.10.18 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1819.03.04
Consecrated Bishop:1834.06.29
Died:1877.03.16 († 82)

Vicar Apostolic of Madras (India) (1832.07.04 – 1833.06.03)

Vicar Apostolic of New Holland and Van Diemen’s Land (Australia) (1833.06.03 – 1842.04.05)

Titular Bishop of Hierocæsarea (1834.05.12 – 1842.04.05)

Bishop of Sydney (Australia) (1842.04.05 – 1842.04.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney (Australia) (1842.04.22 – 1877.03.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.12.09

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