archeparchy of Kottayam, India

Comprises the churches and chapels of the Suddhist Syrians on the coast of Malabar; Syro-Malabarese. Established as the Vicariate Apostolic of Kottayam in 1887. Restored on 29 August 1911 in the Syro-Malabarese rite. Elevated to the eparchy of Kottayam on 21 December 1923, as a suffragan of Ernaculum. Elevated to an archeparchy on 12 May 2005. See also:
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