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Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Mavelikkara

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mavelikkara / Mavelikara / Mavelikaren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Tiruvalla (↑), Pathanamthitta (→), Trivandrum (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.01.02 – ...):Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (72)Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mavelikkara (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (72)Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (72)Permalink
(2007.01.02 – ...)

Bishop of Mavelikkara of the Syro-Malankars (India)

Born:1950.05.24 (Kizhakketheruvu, India)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.29

Titular Bishop of Nigizubi (1998.04.15 – 2007.01.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1998.04.15 – 2007.01.02)

Bishop of Mavelikkara of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2007.01.02 – ...)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2018.02.09 – 2022.11.11)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 4,048 km²

Population: 27,088 Catholics (1.1% of 2,514,397 total) (2020)

Statistics: 96 parishes, 78 priests (66 diocesan, 12 religious), 168 lay religious (14 brothers, 154 sisters), 21 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Mary the Mother of God

History

Last updated on 2022.11.22

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