Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Idukki

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Eparchy of Idukki
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Ernakulam-Angamaly
Metropolitan Ernakulam-Angamaly
Statistics
Area 3,000 km2 (1,200 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
760,350
261,750 (34%)
Parishes 151
Information
Denomination Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Rite Syro-Malabar Rite
Established 15 January 2003
Cathedral Cathedral of St George in Idukki
Patron saint St Thomas
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop George Alencherry
Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil
Metropolitan Archbishop George Alencherry
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Idukki is an Eastern Catholic eparchy in India, under the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church. It is a suffragan eparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly. The creation of the diocese is contained in an Apostolic Constitution "Maturescens catholica fideis" put forth by Pope John Paul II in December 2002, it is the twenty-sixth diocese of the Church. Fr. Mathew Anikuzhikattil from the diocese of Kothamangalam is bishop of the diocese.

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