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Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Mavelikkara

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,048 km²

Population: 25,722 Catholics (0.8% of 3,260,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tiruvalla (↑), Pathanamthitta (→), Trivandrum (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Mary the Mother of God

Statistics: 96 parishes, 68 priests (56 diocesan, 12 religious), 180 lay religious (14 brothers, 166 sisters), 30 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.01.02 – ...):Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (68)Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (68)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mavelikkara (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (68)Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (68)Permalink
(2007.01.02 – ...)

Bishop of Mavelikkara of the Syro-Malankars (India)
Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

Born:1950.05.24 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.29

Titular Bishop of Nigizubi (1998.04.15 – 2007.01.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1998.04.15 – 2007.01.02)

Bishop of Mavelikkara of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2007.01.02 – ...)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2018.02.09 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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