East Syrian Rite
23 March 1972
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Cathedral of St Joseph in Jagdalpur
(as of 2009); 2,953,469; 7,869 (0.3%)
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Raipur
Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Jagdalpur Wikipedia
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.