Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Bathery

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bathery / Batheri / Battery / Batterien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tiruvalla

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Thomas

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.01.25 – ...):Bishop Joseph Thomas Konnath (71)Bishop Joseph Thomas Konnath (71)

Second Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bathery (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Joseph Thomas Konnath (71)Bishop Joseph Thomas Konnath (71)
(2010.01.25 – ...)

Bishop of Bathery of the Syro-Malankars (India)
Second Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

Born:1952.05.13 (Vadasserika, India)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2005.02.19

Priest of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1978.12.22 – 2005.01.05)

Titular Bishop of Sicilibba (2005.01.05 – 2010.01.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2005.01.05 – 2010.01.25)

Apostolic Visitator in North America of the Syro-Malankars (2005.01.05 – 2010.01.25)

Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Syro-Malankars (2005.01.05 – 2010.01.25)

Bishop of Bathery of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2010.01.25 – ...)

Second Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2022.11.11 – ...)

Bishop Geevarghese Divannasios Ottathengil
(1996.11.11 – 2010.01.25)

Born:1950.11.01 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.02.05
Died:2018.01.16 († 67)

Bishop of Bathery of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1996.11.11 – 2010.01.25)

Bishop of Puthur of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2010.01.25 – 2017.01.24)

Bishop Cyril Baselios Malancharuvil, O.I.C. (later Major Archbishop)
(1978.10.28 – 1995.11.06)

Born:1935.08.16 (Pandalam, India)
Ordained Priest:1960.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:1978.12.28
Died:2007.01.18 (Trivandrum, India † 71)

Superior General of Order of the Imitation of Christ (1974 – 1978.10.28)

Bishop of Bathery of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1978.10.28 – 1995.11.06)

President of Synod of the Syro-Malankarese Church (1995 – 2007.01.18)

Metropolitan of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1995.11.06 – 2005.02.10)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2000 – 2004)

Major Archbishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2005.02.10 – 2007.01.18)

Special Churches

Puthur (↖), Moovatupuzha (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 67,482 km²

Population: 39,860 Catholics (0.2% of 21,062,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 117 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 80 priests (68 diocesan, 12 religious), 300 religious (12 brothers, 288 sisters), 21 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

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