Thoothukudi - Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India

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Diocese of Thoothukudi Nazareth
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Country India
Ecclesiastical province Church of South India
Congregations 513
Cathedral St. John's Cathedral ,Nazareth
Secular priests 109
Current leadership
Bishop Rt. Rev. S.E.C. Devasahayam

The Thoothukudi - Nazareth Diocese is a diocese of Church of South India in Tamil nadu state of India.The diocese is one among the 22 dioceses of Church of South India in India.The cathedral church of diocese is St. John's Cathedral church at Nazareth.


Thoothukudi - Nazareth Diocese was bifurcated from Tirunelveli diocese and its formed on 2003 bifurcating areas from Tirunelveli Diocese.

Bishops of the Diocese[edit]

  1. Rt. Rev. Dr. J.A.D. Jebachandran(2006-2013)
  2. Rt. Rev. S.E.C. Devasahayam(2017-till date)

Thoothukudi - Nazareth Diocese Statistics[edit]

  • Total number of Baptized : 1,62,858
  • Total number of Communicants : 1,17,898
  • Total number of Clergy : 109
  • Total number of Churches : 513
  • Total number of Pastorates : 104
  • Total number of Councils : 6
  • Total number of Institutions : 44
  • Total number of Elementary Schools : 242

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