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Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly

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Major Archbishop Raphael Thattil
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Major Archbishop Raphael Thattil
The Syro-Malabar Major Archepiscopal Curia,
Mount St .Thomas, P.O. Box 2580, Kakkanad,
Kochi-682031, Kerala, India

Phone: (0484)235.2629; 235.2906
Fax :238.1550

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Raphael Thattil as Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly on Jan. 09, 2024.

Archbishop Raphael Thattil was born on April 21, 1956, in Trichur in Kerala. He had his priestly formation at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor. After his ordination in Dec. 21, 1980, he served as assistant vicar at Aranattukara (1981), vice chancellor of Curia (1988), vice rector of Minor Seminary (1991), director of Catechism (1992-1995), chancellor and eparchial judge (1995-2000) and syncellus and protosyncellus . He was appointed auxiliary bishop of Trichur and titular bishop of Buruni before he and was ordained bishop on April 10, 2010.

On Oct.10, 2017, he was appointed as the first bishop of Shamshabad diocese.

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