Roman Catholic Diocese of Trincomalee
|Diocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa
திருகோணமலை மட்டக்களப்பு மறைமாவட்டத்தின்
|Area||8,397 km2 (3,242 sq mi)|
|(as of 2010)
|Established||25 August 1893|
|Cathedral||St. Mary’s Cathedral, Trincomalee|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Malcolm Ranjith|
|Auxiliary Bishops||Joseph Ponniah|
The Diocese of Trincomalee was created on 25 August 1893 from parts of the Archdiocese of Colombo and the Diocese of Jaffna. The diocese was renamed Diocese of Trincomalee–Batticaloa on 23 October 1967. On 19 December 1975 parts of the diocese were transferred to newly created Apostolic Prefecture of Anuradhapura. The diocese was renamed Diocese of Trincomalee on 3 July 2012 after parts of the diocese were transferred to newly created Diocese of Batticaloa.
|#||Bishop||Took office||Left office|
|3rd||Ignatius Philip Trigueros Glennie||1947||1974|
|4th||Leo Rajendram Antony||1974||1983|
- "Diocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa". GCatholic.