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Our Lady of Ransom Church, Kanyakumari

Our Lady of Ransom Church is a Catholic church located at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India.




Kanniyakumari village is situated in the District of Kanniyakumari which is the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent. the place is also referred as the lands end. The Kanniyakumari Parish almost coincides with the civil village of Kanniyakumari. It is closely associated with the mainstream Catholic faith in India. According to census 2011, the Kanniyakumari district comprising 48.74% of Christians in Tamil Nadu.

There were archeological evidences suggesting that St. Thomas, one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ visited this soil. It was believed that the Christianity faith have been introduced in 52AD at Kanniyakumari District, Tamil Nadu by St.Thomas, the Apostle, one of the Apostles of Jesus Christ who landed in Malabar Coast (modern day Kerala) in AD 52.




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