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Eparchy of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankarese)

Eparchia Muvattupuzhensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Erected: 15 January 2003
  • Metropolitan: Archeparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese)
  • Syro-Malankarese Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 20,380 (7,871 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: St. Joseph's Church, Mudavoor Post, Muvattupuzha-686669, Vazhappilly, India
  • Telephone: (0485)28.12.650
  • Fax: 28.14.191

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 January 2003ErectedEparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese) Eparchy of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankarese) (erected)
15 May 2006Metropolitan ChangedEparchy of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankarese) (from Trivandrum)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200318,2006,600,000.3%3533847846362ap2004
200411,06713,883,677.1%39241269196366ap2005
200912,64015,120,000.1%40242300239266ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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