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Diocese of

Quilon

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Neighbouring Dioceses: Alleppey (↑), Punalur (→), Trivandrum (↘)

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History

  • 1329.08.09: Established as Diocese of Quilon / Quilonen(sis) (Latin)
  • 1533.01.31: Suppressed (to establish Diocese of Goa)
  • 1845.05.12: Restored as Apostolic Vicariate of Quilon / Quilonen(sis) (Latin) (from Apostolic Vicariate of Verapoly)
  • 1886.09.01: Promoted as Diocese of Quilon / Quilonen(sis) (Latin)
  • 1930.05.26: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Kottar
  • 1937.07.01: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Trivandrum
  • 1985.12.21: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Punalur

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.10.16 – ...):Bishop Stanley Roman (72)Bishop Stanley Roman (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Quilon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Stanley Roman (72)Bishop Stanley Roman (72)
(2001.10.16 – ...)

Bishop of Quilon (India)

Born:1941.06.04 (India)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2001.12.16

Bishop of Quilon (India) (2001.10.16 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Gabriel Fernandez (88)Bishop Joseph Gabriel Fernandez (88)
(1978.01.30 – 2001.10.16)

Bishop emeritus of Quilon (India)

Born:1925.09.16 (India)
Ordained Priest:1949.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1978.05.14

Bishop of Quilon (India) (1978.01.30 – 2001.10.16)

Bishop Jerome M. Fernandez
(1937.09.25 – 1978.01.30)

Born:1901.09.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1928.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1937.12.12
Died:1992.02.26 († 90)

Bishop of Quilon (India) (1937.09.25 – 1978.01.30)

Bishop Vincent Victor Dereere, O.C.D.
(1936.02.10 – 1937.07.01)

Born:1880.02.12
Ordained Priest:1905.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1936.05.17
Died:1973.12.31 († 93)

Bishop of Quilon (India) (1936.02.10 – 1937.07.01)

Bishop of Trivandrum (India) (1937.07.01 – 1966.10.24)

Titular Bishop of Ibora (1966.10.24 – 1973.12.31)

Bishop Luis María Benziger, O.C.D.
(1905.08.16 – 1931.07.23)

Born:1864.01.31
Ordained Priest:1888.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1900.11.18
Died:1942.08.17 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Tabæ (1900.07.17 – 1905.08.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Quilon (India) (1900.07.17 – 1905.08.16)

Bishop of Quilon (India) (1905.08.16 – 1931.07.23)

Titular Bishop of Antinoë (1931.07.23 – 1942.08.17)

Bishop Ferdinand Maria Ossi, O.C.D.
(1886.09.01 – 1905.08.16)

Born:1843.08.31 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1883.09.23
Died:1905.08.16 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Maximianopolis (1883.04.03 – 1886.09.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Quilon (India) (1883.04.03 – 1886.09.01)

Bishop of Quilon (India) (1886.09.01 – 1905.08.16)

Vicars Apostolic of Quilon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ferdinand Maria Ossi, O.C.D.
(1883.04.03 – 1886.09.01)

(see above)

Bishop Ildefonso Giovanni Battista Borgna, O.C.D.
(1871.05.24 – 1883)

Born:1817.05.25 (Italy)

Titular Bishop of Amyzon (1871.05.24 – ?)

Vicar Apostolic of Quilon (India) (1871.05.24 – 1883)

Bishop Ephrem-Edouard-Lucien-Théoponte Garrelon, O. Carm.
(1868.06.20 – 1870.06.03)

Born:1827.11.18 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1868.11.08
Died:1873.04.11 († 45)

Vicar Apostolic of Quilon (India) (1868.06.20 – 1870.06.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Mangalore (India) (1870.06.03 – 1873.04.11)

Bishop Carlo Giacinto Valerga, O.C.D.
(1859.06.20 – 1864.12.24)

Died:1864.12.24

Vicar Apostolic of Quilon (India) (1859.06.20 – 1864.12.24)

Bishop Bernardino di Sant’Agnese, O.C.D.
(1853.03.15 – 1853.03 not possessed)

Died:1853.03

Vicar Apostolic of Quilon (India) (1853.03.15 – 1853.03 not possessed)

Bishop Bernardine of St. Teresa Baccenelli, O.C.D. (later Archbishop)
(1847.01.26 – 1853.03.15)

Born:1807.03.15 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1847.05.23
Died:1868.09.05 († 61)

Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Quilon (India) (1847.01.26 – 1853.03.15)

Titular Bishop of Heraclea pontica (1847.01.26 – 1859.05.24)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Verapoly (India) (1853.03.15 – 1855.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Verapoly (India) (1855.11.10 – 1868.09.05)

Titular Archbishop of Pharsalus (1859.05.24 – 1868.09.05)

Bishops of Quilon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jordanus Catalani de Severac, O.P.
(1329.08.21 – 1330)

Born: (France)
Died:1330

Bishop of Quilon (India) (1329.08.21 – 1330)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.03.24

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