Syro-Malankara Catholic Major Archeparchy of Trivandrum
|Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum|
The Catholicate Centre in Trivandrum, which
houses the Major Archiepiscopal Curia
|Metropolitan||Trivandrum, Kerala, India|
|Cathedral||St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum|
|Co-cathedral||St. Mary, Queen of Peace Basilica,Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Patron saint||Saint Peter|
|Archbishop||Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos|
|Auxiliary Bishops||Samuel Mar Irenios|
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Major Archeparchy of Trivandrum is a Major Archdiocese of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church in Trivandrum, India. Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, presided over the Major Archdiocese as of 2014[update]. The seat is at St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum.
Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum and Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, was appointed Metropolitan of Trivandrum in 2007. Auxiliary Bishops Aboon Mor Samuel Irenios Kattukallil and Aboon Mor Thomas Antonios Valiyavilayil, O.I.C. were appointed in 2010.
In 2008 the archeparchy had an estimated 250,477 faithful, in 104 parishes, with 190 diocesan priests, 64 religious priests, 142 religious brothers, 721 religious sisters, and 89 seminarians.
- Archeparchy info from the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church website