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Diocese of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese)

Dioecesis Thamarasserrensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 April 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archeparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 5,893 (2,276 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 1, Tamarachery-673573, Kozhikode Dt., Kerala, India
  • Telephone: (0495)222.33.76; 222.25.69
  • Fax: 222.30.19

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 April 1986ErectedEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990104,9654,736,0002.2%745112583915355096ap1991
1999118,5475,234,8622.3%103851886308692086ap2000
2000119,0155,244,2652.3%1098619561015796087ap2001
2001121,9825,440,2002.2%1144816275214894389ap2002
2002122,5125,520,2302.2%120842046001541,00388ap2003
2003133,8745,998,7342.2%12569194690148841126ap2004
2004124,6645,749,2752.2%12283205608981,109127ap2005
2009131,3256,325,0002.1%1491102595072701,337128ap2010
2010132,9016,413,0002.1%1441182625072721,363129ap2011

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


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