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Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Moovatupuzha

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 36,000 km²

Population: 13,800 Catholics (0.9% of 1,500,000 total) (2017)

Statistics: 70 parishes, 55 priests (47 diocesan, 8 religious), 86 lay religious (8 brothers, 78 sisters), 13 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tiruvalla

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bathery (↑), Tiruvalla (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: St. Mary

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History


Special Churches

Bathery (↑), Tiruvalla (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.06.11 – ...):Bishop Yoohanon Theodosius Kochuthundil (61)Bishop Yoohanon Theodosius Kochuthundil (61)

Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Syro-Malankars

Apostolic Visitator in Oceania of the Syro-Malankars

Ordinaries

Bishops of Moovatupuzha (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Yoohanon Theodosius Kochuthundil (61)Bishop Yoohanon Theodosius Kochuthundil (61)Permalink
(2019.06.11 – ...)

Bishop of Moovatupuzha of the Syro-Malankars (India)
Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Syro-Malankars
Apostolic Visitator in Oceania of the Syro-Malankars

God’s mercy is sovereign

Born:1959.04.08 (Puthussery Bhagon, India)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2017.09.21

Titular Bishop of Thuburbo maius (2017.08.05 – 2018.04.10)

Bishop of Curia of the Syro-Malankars (2017.08.05 – 2018.04.10)

Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Syro-Malankars (2017.08.05 – ...)

Apostolic Visitator in Oceania of the Syro-Malankars (2017.08.05 – ...)

Coadjutor Bishop of Moovatupuzha of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2018.04.10 – 2019.06.11)

Bishop of Moovatupuzha of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2019.06.11 – ...)

Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (76)Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (76)Permalink
(2008.01.18 – 2019.06.11)

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

Born:1944.06.10 (India)
Ordained Priest:1970.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:2008.02.09

Bishop of Moovatupuzha of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2008.01.18 – 2019.06.11)

Archbishop Thomas Koorilos Chakkalapadickal (61)Bishop Thomas Koorilos Chakkalapadickal (61) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2003.01.15 – 2007.03.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla of the Syro-Malankars (India)
Secretary of Synod of the Syro-Malankarese Church

Born:1958.10.19 (India)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.30
Consecrated Bishop:1997.07.17

Titular Bishop of Tigisi in Mauretania (1997.05.09 – 2003.01.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tiruvalla of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1997.05.09 – 2003.01.15)

Bishop of Moovatupuzha of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2003.01.15 – 2007.03.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2007.03.26 – ...)

Secretary of Synod of the Syro-Malankarese Church (2013 – ...)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.10.01

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