Madurai-Ramnad Diocese of the Church of South India

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Diocese of Madurai Ramnad
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Church of South India
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CathedralCSI Cathedral ,Madurai
Current leadership
BishopM Joseph
Website
www.csidmr.com

The Madurai-Ramnad Diocese is a diocese of Church of South India in Tamil Nadu state of India.The diocese is one among the 22 dioceses of Church of South India.

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History

The diocese was one among the initial 14 dioceses already existing at the time of formation of Church of South India in 1947.

About the Diocese

The diocese comprises following six districts Madurai, Dindigul, Virudhunagar, Theni, Sivaganga, and Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu state. The cathedral church of the diocese is situated at Narimedu, Madurai.

Bishops

Notable churches

The Cathedral church at Madurai is the biggest Cathedral in South East Asia, sprawling over a four-acre site which is built in Gothic style combined with architectural elegance, Tamil culture and theological significance. It was built during the Rt. Rev. Dr. David Pothirajulu from donations from across the diocese. It was dedicated on the Easter Day, 30 March 1986 by the then CSI moderator, Rt.Rev.Dr. I. Jesudasan.

Educational Institutions under the Diocese

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