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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Sagar

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 39,020 km²

Population: 3,992 Catholics (0.1% of 5,423,455 total) (2017)

Statistics: 17 parishes, 37 missions, 78 priests (61 diocesan, 17 religious), 293 lay religious (21 brothers, 272 sisters), 17 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bhopal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bhopal (↙), Gwalior (↑), Jhansi (↑), Satna (↗), Jabalpur (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Little Flower

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Bhopal (↙), Gwalior (↑), Jhansi (↑), Satna (↗), Jabalpur (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.01.12 – ...):Bishop James Athikalam, M.S.T. (61)Bishop James Athikalam, M.S.T. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sagar (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop James Athikalam, M.S.T. (61)Bishop James Athikalam, M.S.T. (61)Permalink
(2018.01.12 – ...)

Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1958.07.05 (India)
Ordained Priest:1984.03.22
Consecrated Bishop:2018.04.17

Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2018.01.12 – ...)

Bishop Anthony Chirayath (78)Bishop Anthony Chirayath (78)Permalink
(2006.02.02 – 2018.01.12)

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

To love and serve

Born:1941.07.30 (India)
Ordained Priest:1970.01.02
Consecrated Bishop:2006.03.25

Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2006.02.02 – 2018.01.12)

Bishop Joseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I. (89)Bishop Joseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I. (89)Permalink
(1986.12.20 – 2006.02.02)

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

Born:1930.03.19 (India)
Ordained Priest:1960.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1987.02.22

Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1986.12.20 – 2006.02.02)

Bishop Clement Thottungal, C.M.I.Permalink
(1977.02.26 – 1986.12.20)

Born:1909.04.16 (India)
Ordained Priest:1938.11.24
Consecrated Bishop:1977.04.25
Died:1991.09.15 († 82)

Apostolic Exarch of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1968.07.29 – 1977.02.26)

Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1977.02.26 – 1986.12.20)

Apostolic Exarchs of Sagar (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Fr. Clement Thottungal, C.M.I. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1968.07.29 – 1977.02.26)

(see above)


as of 2019.09.28

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