Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Gorakhpur

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Eparchy of Gorakhpur

गोरखपुर के सूबा
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical provinceAgra
MetropolitanAgra
Statistics
Area19,070 km2 (7,360 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
17,200,635
3,230 (0.0%)
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
RiteEast Syriac Rite
Established19 June 1984
CathedralSt. Joseph’s Cathedral in Gorakhpur
Patron saintSaint Thérèse of Lisieux
Saint Joseph
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Major ArchbishopGeorge Alencherry
BishopThomas Thuruthimattam
Metropolitan ArchbishopAlbert D'Souza
Emeritus BishopsDominic Kokkat Bishop Emeritus (1984-2005)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Gorakhpur is an Eastern Catholic eparchy in India, under the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church. It was erected by Pope John Paul II in 1984 through the Bull "Ex quo Divinum Concilium". Mar Thomas Thuruthimattam, CST was appointed bishop of Gorakhpur on July 15, 2006. He was ordained bishop on October 1, 2006 and assumed office on the same day.

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