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Archeparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)

Tellicherriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • George Valiamattam, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Eparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
31 December 1953ErectedDiocese of Calicut Eparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
1 March 1973Territory LostEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese) Eparchy of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
28 April 1986Territory LostEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
Archeparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
18 May 1995ElevatedEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese) Archeparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
24 April 1999Territory LostArcheparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Belthangady (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Eparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
1970263,63512,000,0002.2%190522421,08974530151ap1971
1980289,042182432251,284561,050209ap1981
1990247,2342,715,0009.1%156301861,32937815195ap1991
Archeparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
1999306,2563,500,0008.8%212842961,0341741,806232ap2000
2000289,5623,550,0008.2%187772641,0961651,291189ap2001
2001295,2003,600,0008.2%202652671,1051541,588189ap2002
2002285,1263,605,0007.9%201732741,0401971,656201ap2003
2003278,8043,605,0007.7%199692681,0401681,392207ap2004
2004279,2003,650,0007.6%210742849831481,415213ap2005
2009307,5003,758,0008.2%2511303818073532,032233ap2010
2010307,6823,810,0008.1%2761254017673321,936234ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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