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Diocese of Kannur

Dioecesis Kannurensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Alex Joseph Vadakumthala, Bishop
  • Varghese Chakkalakal, Apostolic Administrator

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 November 1998
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Verapoly
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 4,988 (1,926 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Chovva P.O., Kannur-670006, P.O., Kerala, India
  • Telephone: (0497)272.9977; 272.9988
  • Fax: 272.9955

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 November 1998ErectedDiocese of Calicut Diocese of Kannur (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199937,0003,315,4481.1%2540655695946646ap2000
200027,8783,315,448.8%2540654286448048ap2001
200131,1703,315,448.9%2444684586848648ap2002
200231,1703,315,448.9%2545704456348948ap2003
200332,0403,315,4481.0%2757843818163754ap2004
200432,5403,315,4481.0%2657833928163754ap2005
200637,6012,554,0001.5%31609141313561558ap2007
201148,8992,734,0001.8%447211642111858159ap2012

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


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