Diocese of Tuticorin

Bishop Ambroise

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Bishop Yvon Ambroise

Catholic Bishop’s house, G.C Road, Tuticorin, 628001, Tamil Nadu

(91) 461-2320035

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Bishop Yvon Ambroise was born on Aug. 30, 1942, in Pondicherry. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 23, 1967. He was appointed Bishop of Tuticorin on April 1, 2005. The episcopal ordination was on May 18, 2005. Bishop Ambroise was the Secretary and Coordinator of Caritas Asia before ordination.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Peter Fernando (1999-2003)
  • Bishop Teresnathan Amalanathar (1981-1999)
  • Bishop Ambrose Mathalaimuthu (1971-1980)
  • Bishop Thomas Fernando (1953-1971)
  • Bishop Tiburitius Roche (1923-1953)

Interreligious marriage, India's main concern at Synod

Interreligious marriage, India's main concern at Synod Although other countries might not share the pastoral difficulties caused by interreligious marriages, Indian priests observed that “this is a big issue in Asia because we are a minority.”