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Diocese of

Tanjore

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,583 km²

Population: 326,576 Catholics (6.5% of 5,027,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Pondicherry and Cuddalore

Neighbouring Dioceses: Sivagangai (↙), Tiruchirapalli (←), Kumbakonam (↗), Jaffna (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 91 parishes, 34 missions, 228 priests (166 diocesan, 62 religious), 730 lay religious (74 brothers, 656 sisters), 24 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Sivagangai (↙), Tiruchirapalli (←), Kumbakonam (↗), Jaffna (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.06.28 – ...):Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss (69)Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tanjore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss (69)Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss (69)Permalink
(1997.06.28 – ...)

Bishop of Tanjore (India)

Pacem per crucem

Born:1947.10.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1974.08.05
Consecrated Bishop:1997.09.24

Bishop of Tanjore (India) (1997.06.28 – ...)

Archbishop Packiam ArokiaswamyPermalink
(1986.09.12 – 1997.06.28)

Heart filled with love

Born:1921.02.20 (India)
Ordained Priest:1946.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1971.04.28
Died:2003.05.22 († 82)

Bishop of Ootacamund (India) (1971.01.16 – 1971.12.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangalore (India) (1971.12.06 – 1986.09.12)

Archbishop-Bishop of Tanjore (India) (1986.09.12 – 1997.06.28)

Bishop Rajarethinam Arokiasamy SundaramPermalink
(1953.02.04 – 1986.09.12)

Cor Jesu et Mariæ spes mea

Born:1905.06.10 (India)
Ordained Priest:1941.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1953.03.19
Died:1998.08.28 († 93)

Bishop of Tanjore (India) (1953.02.04 – 1986.09.12)


as of 2017.07.04

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