Ore diocese Madras Mylapore
|surface:||3,160 km ²|
|inhabitants:||approx. 6.985.000 (2004)|
|address:|| 41, San Thome High Road|
Chennai-600 004, Tamil Nadu
The ore diocese Madras Mylapore or ore diocese Chennai Meliapor (lat. Archidioecesis Madraspolitanus et Meliaporensis) is a Roman-catholic Erzdiözese in the Indian Federal State Tamil Nadu with the bishop seat Chennai (in former times WAD-race).
The Erzdiözese originated in to 13. November 1952 by combination of the ore diocese WAD-race (establishes at the 1. September 1886) with the Diözese São Tomé of Meliapore (establishes to 9. Jänner 1606). To 19. July 2002 parts of the Diözesangebietes were transferred to the again created diocese Chinglepet. The Suffraganbistümer Chinglepet, Coimbatore , Ootacamund and Vellore is subordinate to the ore diocese.
list of the archbishops
- Louis Mathias SDB (1935 archbishop of WAD-race, 1952 - 1965 archbishop of Madras Mylapore)
- Anthony Rayappa Arulappa (1966 - 1987)
- Casimir Gnanadickam SJ (1987 - 1993)
- James Masilamony Arul (1994 - 2004)
- the Malayappan Chinnappa SDB (since 2005)
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