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Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly

Cardinal George Alencherry
Major Archbishop Alencherry
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Cardinal George Alencherry
Major Archiepiscopal Curia
Mount St.Thomas,P.B.No.3110
Kakkanad, Kochi- 682 030

Phone: 0484 235 2629
Fax :2422727
Email: [email protected]

Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry was born on April 19, 1945, in Thuruthy village in Kottayam district in Kerala state. He was ordained priest on Dec. 18, 1972. Archbishop Alencherry was appointed the first bishop of Thuckalay on Dec. 18, 1996, and episcopally ordained on Feb. 2, 1997. At the time of his episcopal appointment, he was the protosyncellus (vicar general) of the archdiocese of Changanacherry. Archbishop Alencherry is the secretary of the Syro-Malabar Synod and he is also the chairman of Synodal Commission for Catechesis.

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