Diocese of Mannar
|Area||3,998 km2 (1,544 sq mi)|
- Catholics (including non-members)
|(as of 2013)|
|Established||24 January 1981|
|Cathedral||St Sebastian’s Cathedral in Mannar|
|Patron saint||St. Sebastian|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Malcolm Ranjith|
|Vicar General||Victor Sosai Anthony|
|Bishops emeritus||Rayappu Joseph|
The Diocese of Mannar was created on 24 January 1981 from parts of the Diocese of Jaffna. Between 14 January 2016 and 22 November 2017, the position of Bishop remained vacant, the diocese being overseen by Apostolic Administrator and retired Bishop Kingsley Swampillai.
|#||Bishop||Took office||Left office|
(as Apostolic Administrator)
- "Sri Lanka: Bp. Fidelis L. E. Fernando new Bishop of Mannar". en.radiovaticana.va. Vatican Radio. 22 Nov 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
- "Diocese of Mannar". GCatholic.