Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Gorakhpur

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Eparchy of Gorakhpur
गोरखपुर के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Agra
Metropolitan Agra
Statistics
Area 19,070 km2 (7,360 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
17,200,635
3,230 (0.0%)
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Sui iuris church Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Rite East Syrian Rite
Established 19 June 1984
Cathedral St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Gorakhpur
Patron saint Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
Saint Joseph
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop George Alencherry
Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam
Metropolitan Archbishop Albert D'Souza
Emeritus Bishops Dominic Kokkat Bishop Emeritus (1984-2005)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Gorakhpur is an Eastern Catholic eparchy in India, under the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church. It was erected by Pope John Paul II in 1984 through the Bull "Ex quo Divinum Concilium". Mar Thomas Thuruthimattam, CST was appointed bishop of Gorakhpur on July 15, 2006. He was ordained bishop on October 1, 2006 and assumed office on the same day.

Former bishops[edit]

Mar Dominic Kokkatt

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