Diocese of Thoothukudi-Nazareth
|Ecclesiastical province||Church of South India|
|Cathedral||St. John's Cathedral, Nazareth|
|Co-cathedral||St. Patrick's Co-cathedral, Thoothukudi|
CSI Thoothukudi-Nazareth Diocese
The Thoothukudi - Nazareth 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 in India.The cathedral of the diocese is St. John's Cathedral at Nazareth, Tamil Nadu.
Thoothukudi - Nazareth Diocese was bifurcated from Tirunelveli diocese and its formed on 25 October 2003 bifurcating areas from Tirunelveli Diocese.
Teaching and Education Colleges
Industrial Training Institute
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