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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Mananthavady

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,036 km²

Population: 175,673 Catholics (10.9% of 1,615,963 total) (2017)

Statistics: 151 parishes, 230 priests (208 diocesan, 22 religious), 1,551 lay religious (181 brothers, 1,370 sisters), 34 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tellicherry

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tellicherry (←), Belthangady (↖), Mandya (↗), Thamarasserry (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Blessed Virgin Mary

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.03.18 – ...):Bishop José Porunnedom (63)Bishop José Porunnedom (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop José Porunnedom (63)Bishop José Porunnedom (63)Permalink
(2004.03.18 – ...)

Bishop of Mananthavady of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Not to be served but to serve

Born:1956.03.13 (India)
Ordained Priest:1982.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2004.05.15

Bishop of Mananthavady of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2004.03.18 – ...)

Bishop Emmanuel Pothanamuzhy, C.M.I.Permalink
(1996.11.11 – 2003.04.06)

Born:1932.08.05 (India)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1997.01.26
Died:2003.04.06 († 70)

Bishop of Mananthavady of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1996.11.11 – 2003.04.06)

Archbishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (88)Bishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (88) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1973.03.01 – 1995.05.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1930.12.13 (India)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1973.05.01

Bishop of Mananthavady of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1973.03.01 – 1995.05.18)

Bishop of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1995.05.18 – 1996.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1996.11.11 – 2007.01.22)


as of 2019.09.27

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