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Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Marthandam

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,665 km²

Population: 70,800 Catholics (3.1% of 2,282,150 total) (2017)

Statistics: 86 parishes, 54 priests (47 diocesan, 7 religious), 242 lay religious (9 brothers, 233 sisters), 41 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Neighbouring Dioceses: Parassala (←), Trivandrum (↖)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Saint Paul of Tarsus, Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.01.25 – ...):Bishop Vincent Paulos Kulapuravilai (56)Bishop Vincent Paulos Kulapuravilai (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Marthandam (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Vincent Paulos Kulapuravilai (56)Bishop Vincent Paulos Kulapuravilai (56)Permalink
(2010.01.25 – ...)

Bishop of Marthandam of the Syro-Malankars (India)

Born:1964.01.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1991.01.02
Consecrated Bishop:2010.03.13

Bishop of Marthandam of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2010.01.25 – ...)

Bishop Yoohanon Chrysostom Kalloor (75)Bishop Yoohanon Chrysostom Kalloor (75)Permalink
(1998.04.16 – 2010.01.25)

Bishop emeritus of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India)

To love God and neighbour

Born:1944.05.19 (India)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.29

Bishop of Marthandam of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1998.04.16 – 2010.01.25)

Bishop of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2010.01.25 – 2019.06.07)

Bishop Lawrence Ephraem ThottamPermalink
(1996.12.16 – 1997.04.08)

Born:1928.05.15 (India)
Ordained Priest:1953.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1980.12.27
Died:1997.04.08 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Barcusus (1980.11.06 – 1996.12.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1980.11.06 – 1996.12.16)

Bishop of Marthandam of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1996.12.16 – 1997.04.08)


as of 2020.05.12

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