Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Adilabad

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Eparchy of Adilabad
आदिलाबाद के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Hyderabad
Metropolitan Hyderabad
Statistics
Area 16,210 km2 (6,260 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,709,000
14,547 (0.5%)
Parishes 32
Information
Denomination Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Rite East Syrian Rite
Established 23 June 1999
Cathedral St Joseph’s Cathedral in Adilabad
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop George Alencherry
Bishop Bishop-elect Antony Prince Panengaden
Metropolitan Archbishop Thumma Bala
Emeritus Bishops Joseph Kunnath

Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Adilabad was created by Pope John Paul II on July 23, 1999. The first bishop, Mar Joseph Kunnath, CMI, was ordained bishop on October 6, 1999 at which time the diocese also was inaugurated.

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