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Diocese of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese)

Dioecesis Irinialakudensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Pauly Kannookadan, Bishop
  • James Pazhayattil, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 June 1978
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese)
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 1,180 (455 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.irinjalakudadiocese.com/
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Bishop's House, P.O. Box 59, Irinjalakuda 680121, Kerala, India
  • Telephone: (0480)2826.830; 2826.820
  • Fax: 2825.050

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 June 1978ErectedEparchy of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980195,639100451451,349631,046107ap1981
1990214,967998,29421.5%121571781,207861,338103ap1991
1999241,6071,125,00021.5%146471931,251591,621121ap2000
2000252,8631,125,50022.5%148471951,296591,621122ap2001
2001260,6071,225,00021.3%150471971,322592,210126ap2002
2002275,0001,236,20022.2%150471971,395612,300127ap2003
2003285,0001,263,20022.6%153492021,410682,255126ap2004
2004256,6831,282,00020.0%157492061,246732,275126ap2005
2006258,1011,287,88020.0%168492171,189802,340128ap2007
2009262,9821,339,00019.6%185492341,1231062,379129ap2010

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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