Diocese of Thamarassery

Bishop Inchananiyil 

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Bishop Mar Remigiose Maria Paul Inchananiyil 

Bishop's House,P.B.No.1, Thamarassery(P.O) - 673 573,Kozhikode, Kerala, India

+91 495 - 2223376, 2222569 (O), 2223019, 94474 2595

Fax :+ 91 495 - 2223019

remigiusm@hotmail.com

Bishop Mar Remigiose Maria Paul Inchananiyil was born July 26, 1961) in Vettilappara, a village in Malappuram district in the state of Kerala. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 12, 1987. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Thamarassery on Jan. 15, 2010. His episcopal ordination was on April 8, 2010.

Remigiose Maria Paul Inchananiyil made his primary education at Vettilappara and Moopanad. Having completed his high school studies at Areakode, he joined St. Joseph's seminary at Tellicherry. He took his MA in English and doctorate in Canon Law. He was ordained in 1987 and served as the vicar at Valayam, Thalayad, Theyyappara, and Karingad parishes. Before his appointment as the ordinary of Thamarassery Diocese, he was the chancellor and secretary of that diocese.

Previous Ordinaries:

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.”