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Diocese of

Mannar

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,998 km²

Population: 81,105 Catholics (29.8% of 272,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Colombo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Sivagangai (↖), Jaffna (↑), Trincomalee (→), Anuradhapura (↘), Chilaw (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 36 parishes, 84 priests (59 diocesan, 25 religious), 206 lay religious (40 brothers, 166 sisters), 22 seminarians (2014)

Website: Facebook Page

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Sivagangai (↖), Jaffna (↑), Trincomalee (→), Anuradhapura (↘), Chilaw (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2016.01.14 – ...):Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (79)Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (79)

Bishop emeritus of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mannar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (79)Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.01.14 – ...)

Bishop Rayappu Joseph (76)Bishop Rayappu Joseph (76)Permalink
(1992.07.06 – 2016.01.14)

Bishop emeritus of Mannar (Sri Lanka)

Born:1940.04.16 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1992.10.20

Bishop of Mannar (Sri Lanka) (1992.07.06 – 2016.01.14)

Bishop Thomas Savundaranayagam Emmanuel (78)Bishop Thomas Savundaranayagam Emmanuel (78)Permalink
(1981.01.24 – 1992.07.06)

Bishop emeritus of Jaffna (Sri Lanka)

Born:1938.07.13 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1981.07.30

Bishop of Mannar (Sri Lanka) (1981.01.24 – 1992.07.06)

Bishop of Jaffna (Sri Lanka) (1992.07.06 – 2015.10.13)


as of 2016.07.27

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