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Diocese of

Guntur

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Visakhapatnam

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nellore (↓), Nalgonda (↖), Vijayawada (↗)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1984.07.02 – ...):Bishop Bali Gali (75)Bishop Bali Gali (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Guntur (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bali Gali (75)Bishop Bali Gali (75)
(1984.07.02 – ...)

Bishop of Guntur (India)

Born:1939.04.29 (India)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1984.10.23

Bishop of Guntur (India) (1984.07.02 – ...)

Archbishop Mariadas Kagithapu, M.S.F.S. (77)Bishop Mariadas Kagithapu, M.S.F.S. (77) (later Archbishop)
(1974.12.19 – 1982.09.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Visakhapatnam (India)

Born:1936.09.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.05

Bishop of Guntur (India) (1974.12.19 – 1982.09.10)

Bishop of Visakhapatnam (India) (1982.09.10 – 2001.10.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Visakhapatnam (India) (2001.10.16 – 2012.07.03)

Bishop Balashoury Thanugundla
(1973.11.26 – 1974.09.25)

Born:1928.04.19 (India)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.12
Died:1974.09.25 († 46)

Bishop of Guntur (India) (1973.11.26 – 1974.09.25)

Bishop Ignatius Mummadi
(1943.07.13 – 1973.11.26)

Born:1899.03.11 (India)
Ordained Priest:1925.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1943.10.28
Died:1983.04.02 († 84)

Bishop of Guntur (India) (1943.07.13 – 1973.11.26)

Bishop Thomas Pothacamury (later Archbishop)
(1940.04.09 – 1942.10.15)

Born:1889.09.02 (India)
Ordained Priest:1916.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1940.06.29
Died:1968.01.11 († 78)

Bishop of Guntur (India) (1940.04.09 – 1942.10.15)

Bishop of Bangalore (India) (1942.10.15 – 1953.09.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangalore (India) (1953.09.19 – 1968.01.11)


as of 2014.08.07

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