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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: 172,282 Catholics (10.7% of 1,603,885 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tellicherry

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Blessed Virgin Mary

Statistics: 151 parishes, 489 priests (194 diocesan, 295 religious), 1,796 lay religious (453 brothers, 1,343 sisters), 44 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.03.18 – ...):Bishop José Porunnedom (62)Bishop José Porunnedom (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop José Porunnedom (62)Bishop José Porunnedom (62)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 (87)Bishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (87) (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 2018.11.07

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