Diocese of Kuzhithurai

Pope Francis created a new Latin rite Diocese of Kuzhithurai, carved out of the Diocese of Kottar, in Kanniyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India making it a suffragan of the metropolitan see of Madurai and with great joy and pastoral concern, he announced it officially on 22nd December 2014 at 12.00 hrs, Italian Time/16.30 hrs (IST) appointing Fr. Jeromedhas Varuvel S.D.B. as its first Bishop.

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The Most Rev. Msgr. V. Jeromedhas

The Most Rev. Msgr. V. Jeromedhas, SDB was born on October 21, 1951 at Paduvoor, Diocese of Kottar. After his primary education in the ICM Primary School, Velliavilai, he joined St. Aloysius' Minor Seminary, Kottar diocese on sunday 24th May 1964, and did his high school studies at Carmel High School,......