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Diocese of

Sivagangai

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,353 km²

Population: 185,344 Catholics (6.9% of 2,692,546 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Madurai

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tuticorin (↙), Madurai (←), Tiruchirapalli (↑), Tanjore (↗), Jaffna (→), Mannar (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: t. John de Britto

Statistics: 79 parishes, 1 mission, 155 priests (90 diocesan, 65 religious), 542 lay religious (103 brothers, 439 sisters), 23 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.09.01 – ...):Bishop Jebamalai Susaimanickam (72)Bishop Jebamalai Susaimanickam (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sivagangai (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jebamalai Susaimanickam (72)Bishop Jebamalai Susaimanickam (72)Permalink
(2005.09.01 – ...)

Bishop of Sivagangai (India)

Confident in the Lord

Born:1945.09.25 (India)
Ordained Priest:1971.01.27
Consecrated Bishop:2005.05.15

Coadjutor Bishop of Sivagangai (India) (2005.04.01 – 2005.09.01)

Bishop of Sivagangai (India) (2005.09.01 – ...)

Bishop Edward FrancisPermalink
(1987.07.03 – 2005.09.01)

God’s will

Born:1930.06.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1957.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1987.08.30
Died:2017.04.11 († 86)

Bishop of Sivagangai (India) (1987.07.03 – 2005.09.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.25

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