Bishops

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“The Church of South India accepts the Lambeth Quadrilateral as its basis and recognises the historical episcopate in its constitutional form.The Historic Episcopate, locally adapted in the methods of its administration to the varying need of the nations and people called of God into the union of His Church.”

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The Most Rev. Rt. Hon. Dr. Justin Welby

(The Archbishop of Canterbury, The symbolic global spiritual head of Anglican Communion)

The Most Rev. Rt. Hon. Dr. Justin Welby

(Moderator- Church of South India)

The Rt.Rev. Thomas K. Oommen

(Deputy Moderator-Church of South India and Bishop of MKD)

Former Bishops of our Diocese

 

Rt. Rev. J.M. Speechly
[ 1879 – 1889 ]

Rt. Rev. A.N. Hodges
[ 1890 – 1904 ]

Rt. Rev. Dr. C.H. Gill
[ 1905 – 1924 ]

Rt. Rev. E.A.L. Moore
[ 1925 – 1937 ]

Rt. Rev. B.C. Corfield
[ 1938 – 1944 ]

Rt. Rev. Dr. C.K. Jacob
[ 1945 – 1957 ]

Rt. Rev. Dr. M.M. John
[ 1958 – 1974 ]

Rt. Rev. T.S. Joseph
[ 1974 – 1981 ]

Rt. Rev. Dr. M.C. Mani
[ 1981 – 1993 ]

Rt. Rev. Dr. Sam Mathew
[ 1993 – 2001 ]

Rt. Rev. Thomas Samuel
[ 2001 – 2011 ]