The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Ramanathapuram is situated in Ramanathapuram city in Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu. The eparchy includes Coimbatore, Tirupur, Erode and Karur districts. The eparchy of Ramanathapuram was created by bifurcating Syro-Malabar Catholic eparchy of Palghat. The present Bishop of Ramanathapuram is Moar Paul Alappat. Holy Trinity Church, Ramanathapuram is the cathedral of the eparchy and the bishop's residence is also at Ramanathapuram. The eparchy is a suffragan of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Thrissur. The diocese was created by Mar Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, by his decree on January 18, 2010. The eparchy has an area of 18,525 km2 with a total population of 89, 24,717 of which around 15,694 are Syro-Malabar Catholics.