Jacob Angadiath

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Mar Jacob Angadiath
Bishop of SyroMalabar Diocese of Chicago
ChurchSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
DioceseSyro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of St. Thomas of Chicago
AppointedMarch 13, 2001
InstalledJuly 1, 2001
OrdinationJanuary 5, 1972
ConsecrationJuly 1, 2001
by Varkey Vithayathil, Joseph Pallikaparampil, and Kuriakose Kunnacherry
Personal details
Born (1945-09-26) September 26, 1945 (age 75)
Periappuram, Travancore, British India
Previous postVicar
MottoTo love, to serve
Styles of
Jacob Angadiath
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Reference style
Spoken styleHis Excellency
Religious styleEparch

Mar Jacob Angadiath (born September 26, 1945) is an Indian-American prelate of the Catholic Church; serving as the first and current bishop of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago since July 2001.[1]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
First Eparch
Eparch of St. Thomas of Chicago
Succeeded by


  1. ^ "Bishop Jacob Angadiath". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved September 29, 2020.

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