Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Chanda

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Eparchy of Chanda
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 Mar George Alencherry
Bishop Mar Ephrem Nariculam
Metropolitan Archbishop Mar Abraham Viruthakulangara
Website
Website of the Eparchy

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Chanda is an eparchy (Eastern Catholic diocese) of the East Syrian Rite Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, yet suffragan of the Latin Metropolitan Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nagpur.

Its cathedral episcopal see is St. Thomas Cathedral, in Ballarpur, in India's Maharashtra state.

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Ordinaries[edit]

Apostolic Exarch of Chanda
Suffragan Eparchs (Bishops) of Chanda

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