Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Chanda

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Eparchy of Chanda

चांदा च्या बिशपच्या अधिकारातील प्रदेश
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical provinceNagpur
MetropolitanNagpur
Statistics
Area32,233 km2 (12,445 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
3,764,000
14,757 (0.4%)
Parishes6
Information
DenominationSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
RiteEast Syriac Rite
Established26 February 1977
CathedralCathedral of St Thomas the Apostle in Ballarpur
Patron saintSt Thomas the Apostle
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Major ArchbishopMar George Alencherry
BishopMar Ephrem Nariculam
Metropolitan ArchbishopMar Abraham Viruthakulangara
Website
Website of the Eparchy

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

Syro-Malabar Church flag

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

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Apostolic Exarch of Chanda
Suffragan Eparchs (Bishops) of Chanda

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