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Diocese of Alleppey

Dioecesis Alleppeyensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Stephen Athipozhiyil, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 June 1952
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Trivandrum
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 333 (128 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofalleppey.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 4804, Allapuaha-688012, Kerala State, India
  • Telephone: (0477)2244.488
  • Fax: 2243.362

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 June 1952ErectedDiocese of Cochin Diocese of Alleppey (erected)
17 June 2004Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Alleppey (from Verapoly)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195663,722400,00015.9%339421,517168618ap1960
197085,707480,00017.9%472491,749414724ap1971
1980103,768555,00018.7%547611,701718128ap1981
1990135,500670,00020.2%547612,221923130ap1991
1999137,650700,00019.7%6715821,6784127531ap2000
2000137,700700,00019.7%6617831,6594529131ap2001
2001137,734700,00019.7%7120911,5134930231ap2002
2002140,999700,00020.1%7721981,4384330532ap2003
2003165,680700,00023.7%7422961,7254536232ap2004
2004165,990700,00023.7%7623991,6764636633ap2005
2006167,000708,00023.6%78281061,5755637535ap2007
2012163,100765,00021.3%90241141,4307836439ap2013

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


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