Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy of Gurgaon

The Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy of Gurgaon was established by Pope Francis on 26 March 2015.[1] This diocese has a huge territory in north India, including 22 of the 29 states of India. At the southern boundary of the diocese are the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa. The bishop's residence and chancery is at the Mar Ivanios Bhavan in Neb Sarai.[2]

Diocese of Gurgaon

Eparchiae Gurgaon

गुड़गांव सूबा
Location
CountryIndia
Information
DenominationEastern Catholic
Sui iuris churchSyro-Malankara Catholic Church
RiteSyro-Malankara Rite
Established26 March 2015
CathedralSt. Mary's Cathedral, Neb Sarai
Patron saintSt. John Chrysostom
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Major ArchbishopBaselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos
BishopJacob Mar Barnabas

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rinunce e nomine". Press.vatican.va. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Pope erects new Dioceses for the Syro Malankara Church in India Vatican Radio". En.radiovaticana.va. Retrieved 31 March 2015.

Coordinates: 28°30′44″N 77°12′13″E / 28.5123°N 77.2037°E / 28.5123; 77.2037