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Syro Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Jagdalpur

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Metropolitan  Raipur
Rite  East Syrian Rite
Area  39,176 kmĀ²
Patron saint  Saint Joseph
Parish  28
Parishes  28
Pope  Francis
Country  India
Established  23 March 1972
Denomination  Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Cathedral  Cathedral of St Joseph in Jagdalpur
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2009); 2,953,469; 7,869 (0.3%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Raipur

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.

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Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Jagdalpur Wikipedia


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