Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Adilabad

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Eparchy of Adilabad

आदिलाबाद के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical provinceHyderabad
MetropolitanHyderabad
Statistics
Area16,210 km2 (6,260 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,709,000
14,547 (0.5%)
Parishes32
Information
DenominationSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
RiteEast Syriac Rite
Established23 June 1999
CathedralHoly Family Cathedral in Adilabad
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Major ArchbishopMetropolitan and Gate of all India George Alencherry
BishopAntony Prince Panengaden
Metropolitan ArchbishopThumma Bala
Emeritus BishopsJoseph 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.

Syro-Malabar Church flag

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