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Malayappan Chinnappa

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Installed  22 May 2005
Denomination  Catholic
Appointed  1 April 2005
Ordination  16 December 1972
Birth name  Malayappan Chinnappa
Successor  George Antonysamy
Consecration  25 January 1994
Term ended  21 November 2012
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See  Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor)
Predecessor  James Masilamony Arul Das
Born  July 23, 1937 (age 79) Ayandur-Mugaiyur (1937-07-23)
Parents  Malayappan - Ubagara Mary

Aesu Malayappan Chinnappa or A. M. Chinnappa is the Archbishop Emiritus of Madras-Mylapore and the Founder of the Society of God's Reign (Currently a Public Association). He was formerly Bishop of Vellore.


Chinnappa was born on 23 July 1937 at Ayandur which was then a substation of Mugaiyur Parish. He was ordained Priest of Salesians of Saint John Bosco on 16 December 1972. On November 17, 1993 he was appointed as the Bishop of Vellore by Pope John Paul II. He was ordained as the Bishop of Vellore on January 25, 1994 by Cardinal Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy. On 1 April 2005 he was appointed as the Archbishop of Madras-Mylapore, the post he held until his retirement on 12 November 2012. On August 24, 2011 he founded a Religious Institute called Society of God's Reign.


Malayappan Chinnappa Wikipedia

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