His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has erected the new Diocese of Faridabad of the Syro-Malabar (India), and has appointed, as it’s first Eparchial Bishop Mar Kuriakose Bharanikulangara.
The proper territory of the Syro-Malabar Church comprises the Eparchies in Kerala and some areas of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Outside the proper territory, the Syro-Malabar Church has 10 Eparchies in India. Of these, it is only the Eparchy of Kalyan that functions with multiple jurisdictions in the territory of the Latin dioceses of that region. Faridabad also will be an Eparchy of the same nature. This is the 16th Diocese erected outside Kerala for Syro-Malabar Catholics.
The new Diocese of Faridabad comprises the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the States of Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir as well as the Districts of Gautam Buddh Nagar and Ghaziabad that belong to the State of Uttar Pradesh. The new diocese has 9.50 lakh square kilometers of area. The new Bishop is taking charge of the pastoral care of about 1.5 lakh of Syro-Malabar Catholics in this area
‘KristurajaMatrimony.com’ is another new venture of the Diocese of Faridabad. The pastoral care of the migrant community includes also the help to find out suitable mates for the youth of the migrant community.
‘KristurajaMatrimony.com’ is meant mainly to take care of the marriage needs of all Christian Communities and especially of the Syro-Malabar Youth spread across the Faridabad Diocesan areas of Delhi and the other six Northern India States.
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