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Diocese of

Jalpaiguri

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Calcutta

Neighbouring Dioceses: Dinajpur (↓), Raiganj (↙), Bagdogra (←), Darjeeling (↗), Bongaigaon (→)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.01.31 – ...):Bishop Clement Tirkey (66)Bishop Clement Tirkey (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jalpaiguri (Roman Rite)

Bishop Clement Tirkey (66)Bishop Clement Tirkey (66)
(2006.01.31 – ...)

Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India)

Born:1947.09.12 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:2006.04.23

Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India) (2006.01.31 – ...)

Bishop James Anthony Toppo
(1971.04.24 – 2004.05.04)

Born:1930.05.03 (India)
Ordained Priest:1960.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1971.10.17
Died:2004.05.04 († 74)

Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India) (1971.04.24 – 2004.05.04)

Bishop Francis Ekka
(1967.11.29 – 1971.04.24)

Born:1909.05.25 (India)
Ordained Priest:1937.11.14
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.30
Died:1984.03.15 († 74)

Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India) (1967.11.29 – 1971.04.24)

Bishop of Raigarh–Ambikapur (India) (1971.04.24 – 1977.11.10)

Bishop of Raigarh (India) (1977.11.10 – 1984.03.15)

Bishop Amerigo Galbiati, P.I.M.E.
(1952.03.20 – 1967.03.22)

Born:1889.11.03
Ordained Priest:1913.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1952.07.13
Died:1979.11.24 († 90)

Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India) (1952.03.20 – 1967.03.22)

Titular Bishop of Sereddeli (1967.03.22 – 1979.11.24)


as of 2014.08.07

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