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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Thuckalay

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,794 km²

Population: 28,000 Catholics (1.4% of 2,011,624 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Changanacherry

Neighbouring Dioceses: Changanacherry (↖), Kanjirapally (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Holy Mary Mother of Christ and Image of the Church, St. Geevarghese Sahada

Statistics: 62 parishes, 3 missions, 61 priests (38 diocesan, 23 religious), 276 lay religious (23 brothers, 253 sisters), 22 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Changanacherry (↖), Kanjirapally (↑)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.08.24 – ...):Bishop George Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B. (50)Bishop George Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B. (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop George Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B. (50)Bishop George Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B. (50)Permalink
(2012.08.24 – ...)

Bishop of Thuckalay of the Syro-Malabars (India)

He has done great things to me

Born:1968.04.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:2003.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.16

Bishop of Thuckalay of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2012.08.24 – ...)

Cardinal George Alencherry (73)Bishop George Alencherry (73) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1996.11.11 – 2011.05.24)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bernardo alle Terme
Major Archbishop of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India)
President of Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church

Service in dialogue of truth and love

Born:1945.04.19 (India)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:1997.02.02
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Bishop of Thuckalay of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1996.11.11 – 2011.05.24)

Major Archbishop of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India) ([2011.05.24] 2011.05.25 – ...)

President of Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church (2011.05.25 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bernardo alle Terme (2012.02.18 [2012.10.14] – ...)


as of 2018.07.29

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