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Diocese of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabarese)

Dioecesis Thuckalayensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 November 1996
  • Metropolitan: Archeparchy of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese)
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 1,794 (692 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 12, Thuckalay-629175, Kanyakumari Dt., Tamil Nadu, India
  • Telephone: (04651)250.633
  • Fax: 253.167

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 November 1996ErectedArcheparchy of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199920,000109,50018.3%2510355711216045ap2000
200020,1291,220,1291.6%2016365591818245ap2001
200122,0001,272,0001.7%2017375941918447ap2002
200223,6182,015,0001.2%1919386212118748ap2003
200324,1122,016,4941.2%2019396182119050ap2004
200424,4292,022,6751.2%2123445552719250ap2005
200929,1252,058,1801.4%3027575103023351ap2010
201029,6732,071,2581.4%3627634713024555ap2011

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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