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WELCOME TO THE DIOCESE OF CHINGLEPUT

The Diocese of Chingleput was declared as an independent new Diocese on 19th July 2002. Most Rev. Dr. A. Neethinathan was appointed as the first Bishop of Chingleput. The Diocese of Chinglput comprises of the entire civil districts of Chengalpatu, Kancheepuram and some part of the district of Chennai. It has 107 parishes and three Independent Shrines. 80% of parishes are in the rural areas.146 diocesan priests, 70 religious priests and 72 religious congregations serve in the diocese.

 

Bishop Profile

Most Rev. Dr. A. NEETHINATHAN

 

Bishop’s Message

Bishop’s Message

 

Monthly Program

Bishop’s Monthly Program

 

Pastoral Letters

Bishop’s Pastoral letters

His Excellency

  • Most Rev. Dr. A. NEETHINATHAN
  • Born : July-03-1955
  • Feast : June-29
  • Priestly Ordination : May-09-1987
  • Appointed as Bishop : July-19-2002
  • Episcopal Consecration : September-29-2002