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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Thamarasserry

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,893 km²

Population: 147,800 Catholics (2.1% of 7,180,260 total) (2018)

Statistics: 129 parishes, 277 priests (167 diocesan, 110 religious), 1,816 lay religious (218 brothers, 1,598 sisters), 20 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tellicherry

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tellicherry (↖), Mananthavady (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Saint Alphonsa of the Immaculate Conception Muttathupadathu

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.01.18 – ...):Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil (59)Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil (59)Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil (59)Permalink
(2010.01.18 – ...)

Bishop of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1961.07.26 (India)
Ordained Priest:1987.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.08

Bishop of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2010.01.18 – ...)

Bishop Paul ChittilapillyPermalink
(1996.11.11 – 2010.01.18)

Born:1934.02.07 (Mattom, India)
Ordained Priest:1961.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.24
Died:2020.09.06 (Kozhikode, India † 86)

Bishop of Kalyan of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1988.04.30 – 1996.11.11)

Bishop of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1996.11.11 – 2010.01.18)

Archbishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (89)Bishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (89) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.05.18 – 1996.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1930.12.13 (India)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1973.05.01

Bishop of Mananthavady of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1973.03.01 – 1995.05.18)

Bishop of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1995.05.18 – 1996.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1996.11.11 – 2007.01.22)

Bishop Sebastian MankuzhikaryPermalink
(1986.04.28 – 1994.06.11)

Born:1929.03.09 (India)
Ordained Priest:1955.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1970.01.06
Died:1994.06.11 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Arethusa of the Syriacs (1969.11.15 – 1986.04.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1969.11.15 – 1986.04.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Ernakulam of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1984 – 1985.04.23)

Bishop of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1986.04.28 – 1994.06.11)


as of 2020.11.04

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