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Diocese of Kottapuram

Dioecesis Kottapuramensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Karikkassery, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 July 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Verapoly
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 3,300 (1,274 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kottapuramdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Kottapuram-680667, Kerala, India
  • Telephone: (0488)802.165
  • Fax: 802.865

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 July 1987ErectedArchdiocese of Verapoly Diocese of Kottapuram (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199068,6862,596,9602.6%337401,717117341ap1991
199978,8862,925,3572.7%7017879063519345ap2000
200080,8212,998,4902.7%7216889183719345ap2001
200182,1943,058,4602.7%7215879443920646ap2002
200282,9243,089,0442.7%7515909213222347ap2003
200385,0603,166,2702.7%80201008503523248ap2004
200486,0023,201,0982.7%8512978863024349ap2005

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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