Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Jagdalpur

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Eparchy of Jagdalpur

जगदलपुर के सूबा
Location
CountryIndia
Ecclesiastical provinceRaipur
MetropolitanRaipur
Statistics
Area39,176 km2 (15,126 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
2,953,469
7,869 (0.3%)
Parishes28
Information
DenominationSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
RiteEast Syriac Rite
Established23 March 1972
CathedralCathedral of St Joseph in Jagdalpur
Patron saintSaint Joseph
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Major ArchbishopMar George Alencherry
BishopMar Joseph Kollamparampil
Metropolitan ArchbishopVictor Henry Thakur
Emeritus BishopsSimon Stock Palathara Bishop Emeritus (1993-2013)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Jagdalpur is an Eastern Catholic eparchy in India, under the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church. It came into existence when in 1977 it was raised to a diocese by Pope Paul VI by the Bull "Nobismetipsis" of February 26, Mar Simon Stock Palathra CMI was ordained and installed as the first Bishop of Jagdalpur. On 2013 July 16, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Mar Simon Stock Palathara, CMI and appointed Mar Joseph Kollamparampil as the new bishop.[1]

Syro-Malabar Church flag

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Appointments, 16/07/2013". www.vatican.va. Archived from the original on 2013-07-17.

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