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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Palghat

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,480 km²

Population: 58,900 Catholics (2.1% of 2,855,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trichur

Neighbouring Dioceses: Trichur (↙)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Statistics: 89 parishes, 39 missions, 186 priests (124 diocesan, 62 religious), 1,181 lay religious (69 brothers, 1,112 sisters), 52 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.11.11 – ...):Bishop Jacob Manathodath (71)Bishop Jacob Manathodath (71)

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

Ordinaries

Bishops of Palghat (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Jacob Manathodath (71)Bishop Jacob Manathodath (71)Permalink
(1996.11.11 – ...)

Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Ernakulam–Angamaly 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 – ...)

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

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)


as of 2018.11.07

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