Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Bhadravathi

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Diocese of Bhadravathi
ಭದ್ರಾವತಿಯಲ್ಲಿನ ಡಯಾಸಿಸ್ನ
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Syro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Tellicherry
Metropolitan Syro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Tellicherry
Statistics
Area 8,465 km2 (3,268 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
1,709,000
9,391 (0.5%)
Parishes 24
Information
Rite Syro-Malabar Rite
Established 29 August 2007
Cathedral Pro-Cathedral of St Anthony in Iduvally
Patron saint Saint Joseph
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry
Bishop Mar Joseph Erumachadath
Metropolitan Archbishop George Valiamattam
Vicar General Joseph Valiaparambil
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Bhadravathi was created by Benedict XVI's Papal bull "Cum Ampla" as a suffragan of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Tellicherry.