• The Holy Synod of the Syro Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church, gathered at Mount St. Thomas, Kerala, has canonically elected, having received the Prior Pontifical assent, Fr. Peter Kochupurackal (56) present Judicial Vicar and Chancellor of the Syro Malabar Eparchy of Palghat, to the Office of the Auxiliary Bishop of the Eparchy of Palghat, Kerala. He is being assigned the titular see of Lares. Fr. Peter Kochupurackal was born on 29 May 1964 at Marangoly in the Eparchy of Palai. He joined St. Mary’s Minor Seminary, Kallepully, Palghat in 1981. He had his studies of Philosophy and Theology at St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Aluva. He was ordained priest on 19 December 1990. He did his MCL at St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore (1993-1995). His Licentiate and Doctoral studies were in Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome (2000-2007). At present he is the Judicial Vicar of Eparchial Tribunal (01.07.2007), Chancellor, Eparchy of Palghat (01.10.2013-), and from 10.12.2016 onward he is the Syncellus for seminarians and consecrated persons.
  • Bishop's House, Palakkad
  • St. Raphael's Cathedral, Palakkad

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Place:Name:Belongs To:Phone:Address
Agali Darsana Offset CST 04924254353 Agali, Palakkad - 678581
Kannadi Janaprakasam Diocese Kannadi P.O, Palakkad – 678701
Palakkad Maaranatha Media Diocese 04912504090 Sanjoe Tower, Palakkad - 678014
Palakkad JIM Offset Diocese 0491/2534688 Opp. KSRTC Stand., Palakakd 678014
Palakkad Sanjo Book Stall Diocese 9946798598 Sanjoe Tower, Palakkad - 678014
Palakkad St. Joseph CMC 0491/6542135 Noorani P.O, Palakkad - 678004
Palakkad Elshadai Mobile Book Stall Diocese 9745999904 Sanjoe Tower - 678014
Palakkad Sehion Television Diocese 0491-2504290 Sanjoe Tower - 678014