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Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese)

Archidioecesis Ernakulamensis-Angamaliensis



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Bishop(s)

  • George Alencherry, Cardinal, Major Archbishop
  • Sebastian Adayanthrath, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Jose Puthenveettil, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Thomas Chakiath, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese)
28 July 1896ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese) (suppressed) Vicariate Apostolic of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
Archdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese)
21 December 1923ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese) Archdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese)
29 July 1956Territory LostArchdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese)
16 December 1992Name ChangedArchdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese) Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese)
1950265,8791,375,00019.3%2032031,309105838127ap1951
1970273,7721,210,00022.6%2151253408051722,144110ap1971
1980323,8502591764357443323,258272ap1981
1990389,0503,898,43210.0%2762184947874283,271313ap1991
Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese)
1999450,1004,350,00010.3%3142505647985004,080312ap2000
2000455,2004,370,00010.4%3012605618115164,200325ap2001
2001468,9004,385,00010.7%3343006347395474,280328ap2002
2002481,0004,400,00010.9%3423106527375624,380332ap2003
2003495,0004,500,00011.0%3533306837245984,450337ap2004
2004504,0004,650,00010.8%3623457077125854,550346ap2005
2006509,0004,660,00010.9%3573657227046324,900346ap2007
2009513,0004,678,00011.0%3743657396946604,975347ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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