Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council

The Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council (KCBC), the Regional Bishops’ Council for the State of Kerala, is constituted under the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) to cater the special needs of the apostolate in the State. It is to be understood as an assembly in which all the Catholic Bishops of Kerala, "conscious of their unity and solidarity, received by virtue of the Episcopal consecration" (CD 3), "jointly exercise their pastoral office in order to promote that good which the Church offers all mankind" (CD 38), "and thus foster unity of action and strive together to meet their common tasks" (OE 4), on questions of common concern to the Episcopal Bodies of three Churches sui iuris of Kerala, and of…

KCBC Office Bearers


His Beatitude Cardinal Mar George Alenchery


His Excellency Rt. Rev.Dr. Varghese Chakkalakal


His Excellency Dr. Joseph Mar Thomas

Secretary General

Rev. Fr. Jacob G Palackappilly

Dy. Secretary General

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