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   The The Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council (TNBC)
 
TNBC
Our Diocese
Our Bishop
Our Parish Priest
 
 

The Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council (TNBC) consists of all the Bishops of ecclesiastical provinces of Madras - Mylapore, Madurai and Pondicherry-Cuddalore and dioceses of the Oriental Rites in Tamil Nadu.

Chairman              :  Most Rev A. Malayappan Chinnappa SDB (Madras-Mylapore)
Secretary             :  Most Rev Sebastianappan Singaroyan (Salem)
Priest Secretary :  Fr A. Xavier Arulraj.

It was a privilege to the parish of Kanyakumari to host the annual general body meeting of the Tamil Nadu Bishops’ Council in January 30, 2010. The remarkable event of the meeting in relation to the parish of Kanyakumari was that all the bishops concelebrated the holy mass at our Lady of Ranson Church on Jan 30, 2010. The following bishops participated in the meeting.

1.

 



Most Rev Peter Remigius
Bishop of Kottar, Bishop's House
Post Box No 17, Nagercoil - 629 001. T. N. 
Tel (O): (04652) 27 83 43, 27 91 52, 27 88 68 (P) 
Fax (O): 27 85 70
E-mail: kottardiocese@yahoo.co.in
Website: http://www.kottardiocese.org
 

2.


 

Most Rev Peter Fernando 
Archbishop of Madurai, Archbishop's House,
K. Pudur, Madurai - 625 007. T. N.
Tel: (0452) 25 63 30 (O), 25 66 737 (P) 
Fax (O): 25 66 630
E-mail: secretaryab@yahoo.co.in     
Website: http://www.maduraiarchdiocese.org
 

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Most Rev A. Malayappan Chinnappa 
Archbishop of Madras-Mylapore, 
Archbishop's House, 41, San Thome High Road, 
Chennai - 600 004. T. N. 
Tel. (O): (044) 24 64 11 02, 24 64 08 33, 24 59 88 44 (P)
Fax (O): 24 64 19 99
E-mail: archmsml@vsnl.com 
Website: http://www.madras-mylapore.org 
 

4.





Most Rev Lawrence Pius Dorairaj 
Auxiliary Bishop of Madras-Mylapore
Archbishop's House, 41 San Thome High Road
Chennai - 600 004. TAMIL NADU. 
Tel. (O): (044) 24 64 11 02, 24 64 08 33
Fax (O): 24 64 19 99
E-mail: archmsml@vsnl.com
 

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Most Rev Anthony Anandarayar
Archbishop of Pondicherry-Cuddalore, 
Archbishop's House, 206, Cathedral Street
Pondicherry - 605 001. 
Tel: (0413) 23 34 748, 23 39 911 (O)    23 42 181 (P)
Fax: 42 01 503    
E-mail: archbishoppondicherry@yahoo.co.in
Website: http://www.archdiocesepondicherry.com
 

6.




Most Rev Joseph Antony Irudayaraj, sdb 
Bishop of Dharmapuri, Bishop’s House, 
Post Box No. 32, Nethaji By Pass Road, 
Dharmapuri P.O. - 636 701. TAMIL. NADU. 
Tel (O): (04342) 26 44 03, 26 44 01(P) 
Fax (O): 26 22 00
E-mail: dharmapuridiocese@gmail.com
 

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Most Rev Thomas Aquinas 
Bishop of Coimbatore, Bishop's House, 
Post Box No. 6, Coimbatore - 641 001. TAMIL. NADU. 
Tel: (0422) 23 90 430, 23 82 806, 23 05 084 (O), 23 05 361 (P) 
Fax: 23 94 530 (O) 
E-mail: cbebishophouse@gmail.com  
Website: http://www.coimbatorediocese.com
 

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Most Rev Anthonisamy Neethinathan
Bishop of Chingleput, Catholic Bishop's House, 
Thimmavaram, Near Modern Rice Mill,
Kancheepuram Dt. - 603 101. T. N.
Tel: (044) 27 42 66 49 (O)
Fax: 27 43 17 84 
E-mail: chengaidiocese@yahoo.co.in
Website: http://www.chengaidiocese.org
 

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Most Rev Antonysamy Francis
Bishop of Kumbakonam, Bishop's House, 
Post Box No. 3, Kumbakonam - 612 001, 
Thanjavur Dt. T.N. 
Tel: (0435) 24 32 232 (O), 24 31 927 (P)   
Fax: 24 23 679
E-mail: kumdio@yahoo.co.in, kum_dio@dataone.in
Website: http://www.dioceseofkumbakonam.org
 

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Most Rev Araulappan Amalraj
Bishop of Ootacamund 
Bishop's House, P. B. No. 5, 
Udhagamandalam – 643 001, The Nilgiris. T. N. 
Tel. (O): (0423) 24 42 366, 24 41 604 (P)     
Fax : 24 47 996 (O)
E-mail: bishopooty@hotmail.com    
Website: http://www.ootacamunddiocese.org
 

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Most Rev Jude Gerald Paulraj A 
Bishop of Palayamkottai, 
Catholic Bishop's House, P.B.-108
Tirunelveli Dt., Palayamkottai - 627 002. T. N. 
Tel: (0462) 25 22 114 (O), 25 22 042 (P)     
Fax (O): 25 22 081 
E-mail: bishop@palayamkottaidiocese.org  
Website: http://www.palayamkottaidiocese.org
 

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Most Rev Sebastianappan Singaroyan
Bishop of Salem, Bishop's House,
Post Box No. 703, 2, Court Road,
Maravanary, Salem - 636 007. T. N 
Tel: (0427) 24 15 641 
Tel/Fax: 24 11 517
E-mail: salemdiocese@gmail.com  
Website: http://www.salemdiocese.org
 

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Most Rev Jebamalai Susaimanickam
Bishop of Sivagangai, Bishop's House
Britto Nagar, Melur Road, Sivagangai - 630 561. T. N.
Tel: (04575) 24 17 44 (O), 24 66 66 (P)
Fax (O): 24 29 54 
E-mail: svgbishop@gmail.com
 

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Most Rev Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss
Bishop of Thanjavur, Bishop's House,
Post Box No. 204, V.O.C. Nagar,
Thanjavur - 613 007. T.N.
Tel (O): (04362) 23 12 52, 23 52 37(P)
Fax (O): 23 55 24, 23 41 23 (P)
E-mail: bishop_tnj@sancharnet.in
Website: http://www.tanjorediocese.org
 

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Most Rev Antony Devotta 
Bishop of Tiruchirapalli, Bishop's House 
Post Box No. 14, 12A, Convent Road 
Tiruchirapalli - 620 001. T. N. 
Tel: (0431) 24 15 635, 24 01 014 (P) 
Fax (O): 24 17 502
E-mail: trichidio@eth.net
Website: http://www.trichydiocese.org
 

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Most Rev Yvon Ambroise 
Bishop of Tuticorin, Catholic Bishop’s House,
G.C Road, Tuticorin – 628 001
Tel: (0461) 23 20 035, 23 20 030 (P)
Fax: 23 27 710(O)
E-mail: tutya@dataone.in (O)
Website: http://www.tuticorindiocese.com
             http://www.tuticorindiocese.org
 

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Most Rev Soundaraj Periyanayagam, sdb
Bishop of Vellore, Catholic Bishop’s House 
Officers Line, P.B-107, Vellore – 632 001, T. N.
Tel: (0416) 22 32 570 (O), 22 32 699 (P)
Fax (O): 22 11580 , 22 26 977
E-mail: vellorediocese@yahoo.com  
Website: http://www.vellorediocese.org
 

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Most Rev Antony Pappusamy 
Bishop of Dindigul, Bishop's House
Valan Nagar, Post Box No. 6, Mullipady P.O.,
B.K Pudur, S.O, Dindigul - 624 005. TAMIL NADU
Tel : (0451) 24 41 551, 24 11 552 (O), 24 11 564 (P)
Fax (P): 24 11 565 
E-mail: dgldiocese@yahoo.co.in
 

 

 

 

 

 

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