Bishops from the Diocese

ARCHBISHOP OF VERAPOLY

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Most Rev. Dr. Francis Kallarakkal

Metropolitan Archbishop of Verapoly

Date of Birth October 10, 1941
Native Place Kottapuram, Trichur Dt.
Native Diocese Kottapuram
Native Parish St.Michael’s Cathedral, Kottapuram
Parents Ouso Kallarakkal
Brigitte Kallarakkal
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Joined the Seminary 1956, St. Joseph's Minor Seminary
Seminary Studies St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Carmelgiri, Aluva
Master of Theology Propaganda  College, Rome
Ordained Priest June 29, 1968
Post Gratuation in Social Psychology from  Fairfiled University, USA.
Doctorate in  Sacred Theology from Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome
Elected Bishop August 01, 1987
Consecration October 04, 1987
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BISHOP OF CALICUT

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Rt Rev. Dr. Varghese Chakkalakal

Bishop of Calicut

Date of Birth February 07, 1953
Native Place Malapallipuram, Trichur Dt.
Native Diocese Kottapuram
Native Parish St.Antony's Church, Malapallipuram
Parents Ouseph Kallarakkal
Mariyam Kallarakkal
Siblings 3 Sisters and 2 Brothers
Joined the Seminary 1971 for the Diocese of Calicut, in Mangalore
Seminary Studies St. Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore
Master of Theology St. Joseph's Pontifical Seminary, Alwaye
Ordained Priest April 02, 1981
Post Gratuation in History from University of Mysore
Doctorate in  Canon Law from Urban University, Rome
Elected Bishop November 05, 1998
Consecration February 07, 1999
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BISHOP OF GWALIOR

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Rt Rev. Dr. Joseph Kaithathara

Bishop of Gwalior

Date of Birth June 22, 1939
Native Place Gothuruthy, Ernakulam Dt.
Native Diocese Kottapuram
Native Parish St.Sebastian's Church, Gothuruthy
Parents John Kaithathara
Velama (Philomina)
Siblings 2 Brothers
Joined the Seminary 1955, St. Joseph's Minor Seminary
Seminary Studies Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome
Master of Theology Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome
Ordained Priest December 21, 1963
Doctorate in  Canon Law from Urbaniana University, Rome
Elected Bishop March 10, 1999
Consecration May 01, 1999
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