Diocese of Kanyakumari of the Church of South India

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Diocese of Kanyakumari
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Church of South India
Statistics
Congregations562
Members4,91,762
Information
EstablishedJune 2, 1959
Cathedral Ringeltaube Vethamonikam Memorial Church, Mylaudy
LanguageTamil
Current leadership
BishopMost Rev. Dr. A. R. Chelliah
Website
www.csikkd.org

The Diocese of Kanyakumari is one of the 24 dioceses under the Church of South India. The diocese was constituted on 2 June 1959.

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London Mission Nagercoil Seminary (London Missionary Society, 1869, p.15) Nagercoil Seminary (LMS, 1869, p.15).jpg
London Mission Nagercoil Seminary (London Missionary Society, 1869, p.15)

Present status

The diocese has a membership of 4,91,762 people and has assets, funds and savings of about Rs. 600 crores. The diocese has managed various mission hospitals, schools and colleges built in the early 1800s.

Bishops of the diocese

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References

  1. London Missionary Society, ed. (1869). Fruits of Toil in the London Missionary Society. London: John Snow & Co. p. 58. Retrieved 12 September 2016.