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Roman Catholic Diocese of Chingleput

Diocese of Chingleput
Dioecesis Chingleputensis
செங்கல்பட்டு மறைமாவட்ட
Location
Country  India
Ecclesiastical province Madras and Mylapore
Metropolitan Madras and Mylapore
Statistics
Area 1,711 km2 (661 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
2,875,000
126,951 (4.4%)
Parishes 84
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan
Metropolitan Archbishop George Antonysamy
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chingleput (Latin: Chingleputen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Chingleput in the Ecclesiastical province of Madras and Mylapore in India.

History

  • July 19, 2002: Established as the Diocese of Chingleput from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore

Leadership

  • Bishops of Chingleput (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (July 19, 2002 – present)

Parishes and churches

  • The parish of Urapakkam includes St. Antony's Church, which is located on Church Road, Urapakkam.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Parishes. Roman Catholic Diocese of Chingleput.