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Diocese of

Mysore

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 21,051 km²

Population: 107,998 Catholics (1.0% of 10,575,780 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangalore

Neighbouring Dioceses: Calicut (↙), Kannur (←), Mangalore (↖), Chikmagalur (↖), Bangalore (↗), Dharmapuri (→), Ootacamund (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Statistics: 79 parishes, 173 priests (124 diocesan, 49 religious), 1,258 lay religious (338 brothers, 920 sisters), 21 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Calicut (↙), Kannur (←), Mangalore (↖), Chikmagalur (↖), Bangalore (↗), Dharmapuri (→), Ootacamund (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.01.25 – ...):Bishop Kannikadass William Antony (53)Bishop Kannikadass William Antony (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mysore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Kannikadass William Antony (53)Bishop Kannikadass William Antony (53)Permalink
(2017.01.25 – ...)

Bishop of Mysore (India)

Born:1965.02.27 (India)
Ordained Priest:1993.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:2017.02.27

Bishop of Mysore (India) (2017.01.25 – ...)

Bishop Thomas Antony Vazhapilly (78)Bishop Thomas Antony Vazhapilly (78)Permalink
(2003.02.12 – 2017.01.25)

Bishop emeritus of Mysore (India)

To serve

Born:1940.04.11 (India)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.25

Bishop of Mysore (India) (2003.02.12 – 2017.01.25)

Bishop Joseph RoyPermalink
(1994.12.19 – 2003.02.12)

Born:1925.10.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1995.02.21
Died:2004.04.18 († 78)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1994.12.19 – 2003.02.12)

Bishop Francis MichaelappaPermalink
(1986.12.22 – 1993.03.17)

Born:1925.06.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1987.05.27
Died:1993.03.17 († 67)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1986.12.22 – 1993.03.17)

Bishop Sebastião Francisco Mathias FernandesPermalink
(1963.11.16 – 1985.05.09)

Born:1917.11.04 (India)
Ordained Priest:1944.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1964.02.03
Died:1985.05.09 († 67)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1963.11.16 – 1985.05.09)

Bishop René-Jean-Baptiste-Germain Feuga, M.E.P.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1962.11.20 – 1963.11.16)

Bishop René-Jean-Baptiste-Germain Feuga, M.E.P.Permalink
(1941.04.03 – 1962.11.20)

Born:1886.09.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1910.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1941.07.02
Died:1964.01.27 († 77)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1941.04.03 – 1962.11.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Mysore (India) (1962.11.20 – 1963.11.16)

Titular Bishop of Fornos major (1962.11.20 – 1964.01.27)

Bishop Maurice-Bernard-Benoit-Joseph Despatures, M.E.P.Permalink
(1922.06.21 – 1940.02.13)

Born:1873.07.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1897.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1922.10.28
Died:1963.08.26 († 90)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1922.06.21 – 1940.02.13)

Bishop of Bangalore (India) (1940.02.13 – 1942.09.06)

Titular Bishop of Benda (1942.09.06 – 1963.08.26)

Bishop Hippolyte Teissier, M.E.P.Permalink
(1916.09.04 – 1922.02.26)

Born:1853.11.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1879.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1917.01.24
Died:1922.02.26 († 68)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1916.09.04 – 1922.02.26)

Bishop Augustin-François Baslé, M.E.P.Permalink
(1910.06.02 – 1915.09.13)

Born:1851.07.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1875.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1906.05.01
Died:1915.09.13 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Calynda (1905.12.15 – 1910.06.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mysore (India) (1905.12.15 – 1910.06.02)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1910.06.02 – 1915.09.13)

Bishop Eugène-Louis Kleiner, M.E.P.Permalink
(1890.09.14 – 1910.06.02)

Born:1841.07.05 (France)
Ordained Priest:1865.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1890.09.21
Died:1915.08.19 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Lyrba (1890.06.20 – 1890.09.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mysore (India) (1890.06.20 – 1890.09.14)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1890.09.14 – 1910.06.02)

Titular Bishop of Tlous (1910.06.17 – 1915.08.19)

Bishop Jean-Yves-Marie Coadou, M.E.P.Permalink
(1886.09.01 – 1890.09.14)

Born:1819.01.18 (France)
Ordained Priest:1845.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1880.10.10
Died:1890.09.14 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Chrysopolis in Arabia (1880.08.20 – 1886.09.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Mysore (India) (1880.08.20 – 1886.09.01)

Bishop of Mysore (India) (1886.09.01 – 1890.09.14)

Vicars Apostolic of Mysore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Yves-Marie Coadou, M.E.P.Permalink
(1880.08.20 – 1886.09.01)

(see above)

Bishop Joseph-Auguste Chevalier, M.E.P.Permalink
(1873.11.11 – 1880.03.25)

Born:1814.03.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1837.09.03
Consecrated Bishop:1874.03.01
Died:1880.03.25 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Germanicopolis (1873.11.11 – 1880.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Mysore (India) (1873.11.11 – 1880.03.25)

Bishop Étienne-Louis Charbonnaux, M.E.P.Permalink
(1850.04.03 – 1873.06.23)

Born:1806.03.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1830.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1845.06.29
Died:1873.06.23 († 67)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Madura and Coromandel Coast (India) (1844.07.08 – 1850.04.03)

Titular Bishop of Iassus (1844.07.08 – 1873.06.23)

Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Mysore (India) (1845.03.16 – 1850.04.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Mysore (India) (1850.04.03 – 1873.06.23)

Pro-Vicars Apostolic of Mysore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Étienne-Louis Charbonnaux, M.E.P.Permalink
(1845.03.16 – 1850.04.03)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.07.29

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