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Diocese of Kuzhithurai

Dioecesis Kuzhithuraiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 December 2014
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Madurai
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 915 (353 Square Miles)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 December 2014ErectedDiocese of Kottar Diocese of Kuzhithurai (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2014264,222855,48530.9%101301312,0162267100bul:22Dec2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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