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Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Moovatupuzha

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 29,151 km²

Population: 13,600 Catholics (0.1% of 16,588,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tiruvalla

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: St. Mary

Statistics: 32 parishes, 5 missions, 55 priests (43 diocesan, 12 religious), 99 lay religious (17 brothers, 82 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Bathery (↑), Tiruvalla (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.01.18 – ...):Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (74)Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (74)
Coadjutor Bishop (2018.04.10 – ...):Bishop John Kochuthundil (59)Bishop John Kochuthundil (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Moovatupuzha (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (74)Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (74)Permalink
(2008.01.18 – ...)

Bishop 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 – ...)

Archbishop Thomas Koorilos Chakkalapadickal (60)Bishop Thomas Koorilos Chakkalapadickal (60) (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 – ...)


as of 2018.12.04

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