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Diocese of

Alleppey

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Alleppey / Alleppeyen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Cochin (↑), Vijayapuram (→), Punalur (↘), Quilon (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.10.11 – ...):Bishop James Raphael Anaparambil (60)Bishop James Raphael Anaparambil (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Alleppey (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Raphael Anaparambil (60)Bishop James Raphael Anaparambil (60)Permalink
(2019.10.11 – ...)

Bishop of Alleppey (India)

Born:1962.03.07 (Kandakadavu, India)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2018.02.11

Coadjutor Bishop of Alleppey (India) (2017.12.07 – 2019.10.11)

Bishop of Alleppey (India) (2019.10.11 – ...)

Bishop Stephen AthipozhiyilPermalink
(2001.12.09 – 2019.10.11)

Renewing of mind and body

Born:1944.05.18 (Chennavely, India)
Ordained Priest:1969.10.05
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.11
Died:2022.04.09 (Arthunkal, India † 77)

Coadjutor Bishop of Alleppey (India) (2000.11.16 – 2001.12.09)

Bishop of Alleppey (India) (2001.12.09 – 2019.10.11)

Bishop Peter Michael ChenaparampilPermalink
(1984.04.28 – 2001.12.09)

Born:1929.12.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1956.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1983.09.04
Died:2013.04.18 († 83)

Coadjutor Bishop of Alleppey (India) (1982.11.19 – 1984.04.28)

Bishop of Alleppey (India) (1984.04.28 – 2001.12.09)

Bishop Michael ArattukulamPermalink
(1952.06.19 – 1984.04.28)

Born:1910.04.17 (India)
Ordained Priest:1937.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:1952.12.07
Died:1995.03.20 († 84)

Bishop of Alleppey (India) (1952.06.19 – 1984.04.28)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 333 km²

Population: 181,019 Catholics (24.4% of 742,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 68 parishes, 8 missions, 101 priests (diocesan), 356 lay religious (1 brother, 355 sisters), 25 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St. Joseph the Worker

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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