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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Palghat

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 4,480 km²

Population: 59,930 Catholics (2.0% of 2,964,481 total) (2020)

Statistics: 89 parishes, 39 missions, 215 priests (135 diocesan, 80 religious), 1,199 lay religious (82 brothers, 1,117 sisters), 55 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trichur

Neighbouring Dioceses: Trichur (↙)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph

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History


Special Churches

Trichur (↙)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.01.15 – ...):Bishop Peter Kochupuruckal (57)Bishop Peter Kochupuruckal (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Palghat (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Peter Kochupuruckal (57)Bishop Peter Kochupuruckal (57)Permalink
(2022.01.15 – ...)

Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1964.05.29 (Marangoli, India)
Ordained Priest:1990.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:2020.06.18

Titular Bishop of Lares (2020.01.15 – 2022.01.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2020.01.15 – 2022.01.15)

Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2022.01.15 – ...)

Bishop Jacob Manathodath (75)Bishop Jacob Manathodath (75)Permalink
(1996.11.11 – 2022.01.15)

Bishop emeritus of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India)

To do what pleases him

Born:1947.02.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.04
Consecrated Bishop:1992.11.28

Titular Bishop of Abydus (1992.09.06 – 1996.11.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1992.09.06 – 1996.11.11)

Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1996.11.11 – 2022.01.15)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2018.06.22 – 2019.06.27)

Bishop Joseph IrimpenPermalink
(1974.06.27 – 1994.12.01)

Born:1919.02.25 (India)
Ordained Priest:1950.05.06
Consecrated Bishop:1974.09.08
Died:1997.08.23 († 78)

Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1974.06.27 – 1994.12.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.05.11

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