Roman Catholic Diocese of Coimbatore

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Diocese of Coimbatore
Dioecesis Coimbaturensis
கோயம்புத்தூர் மாவட்ட
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Madras and Mylapore
Metropolitan Madras and Mylapore
Statistics
Area 28,490 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
12,124,000
258,600 (2.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral St. Michael’s Cathedral in Coimbatore
Patron saint Michael the Archangel
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Thomas Aquinas Lephonse
Metropolitan Archbishop George Antonysamy

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Coimbatore (Latin: Coimbaturen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Coimbatore in the Ecclesiastical province of Madras and Mylapore in India.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

Monseigneur Ubagarasamy Bernadeth, Bishop of Coimbatore from 9 Apr 1940 to 5 Feb 1949

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