Roman Catholic Diocese of Chingleput

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Diocese of Chingleput
Dioecesis Chingleputensis
செங்கல்பட்டு மறைமாவட்ட
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Madras and Mylapore
Metropolitan Madras and Mylapore
Statistics
Area 1,711 km2 (661 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
2,875,000
126,951 (4.4%)
Parishes 84
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan
Metropolitan Archbishop George Antonysamy
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chingleput (Latin: Chingleputen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Chingleput in the Ecclesiastical province of Madras and Mylapore in India.

History[edit]

  • July 19, 2002: Established as the Diocese of Chingleput from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Chingleput (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (July 19, 2002 – present)

See also[edit]

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