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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Rajkot

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Gandhinagar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hyderabad (↖), Ajmer (↑), Gandhinagar (↗), Ahmedabad (↗), Baroda (→)

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Website: Link

History

  • 1977.02.26: Established as Diocese of Rajkot / Raikoten(sis) (Latin) (from Diocese of Ahmedabad)

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.07.16 – ...):Bishop José Chittooparambil, C.M.I. (59)Bishop José Chittooparambil, C.M.I. (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop José Chittooparambil, C.M.I. (59)Bishop José Chittooparambil, C.M.I. (59)
(2010.07.16 – ...)

Bishop of Rajkot of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1954.12.10 (India)
Ordained Priest:1985.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.11

Bishop of Rajkot of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2010.07.16 – ...)

Bishop Gregory Karotemprel, C.M.I. (80)Bishop Gregory Karotemprel, C.M.I. (80)
(1983.01.22 – 2010.07.16)

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

Born:1933.05.06 (India)
Ordained Priest:1963.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1983.04.24

Bishop of Rajkot of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1983.01.22 – 2010.07.16)

Bishop Jonas Thaliath, C.M.I.
(1977.02.26 – 1981.11.07)

Born:1919.12.21 (India)
Ordained Priest:1946.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.11
Died:1981.11.07 († 61)

Bishop of Rajkot of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1977.02.26 – 1981.11.07)


as of 2014.04.21

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