Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chanda

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Eparchy of Chanda
Eparchia Chandaensis
चांदा च्या बिशपच्या अधिकारातील प्रदेश
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Nagpur
Metropolitan Nagpur
Statistics
Area 32,233 km2 (12,445 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
3,764,000
14,757 (0.4%)
Parishes 6
Information
Denomination Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Rite East Syrian Rite
Established 26 February 1977
Cathedral Cathedral of St Thomas the Apostle in Ballarpur
Patron saint St Thomas the Apostle
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop George Alencherry
Bishop Vijay Anand Nedumpuram
Metropolitan Archbishop Abraham Viruthakulangara
Vicar General Joy Puthussery
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chanda is a diocese of the Eastern Rite Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, located in India. It was created in 1977 by the Bull 'Nostra Ipsorum’ of Pope Paul VI, Januarius Palathuruthy CMI became the first bishop. Currently, the bishop is Vijay Anand Nedumpuram.

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