Bishops of India

by Liturgical Precedence

Date of
Bishop Ordinaries of India (257)
1978.10.07 (2003.10.21)Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Toppo (79)Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Toppo (79), Cardinal-Priest of S. Cuore di Gesù agonizzante a Vitinia and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ranchi (India)
1997.09.16 (2007.11.24)Cardinal Oswald Gracias (74)Cardinal Oswald Gracias (74), Cardinal-Priest of S. Paolo della Croce a «Corviale», Metropolitan Archbishop of Bombay (India), President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, Second Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia
1997.02.02 (2012.02.18)Cardinal George Alencherry (74)Cardinal George Alencherry (74), Cardinal-Priest of S. Bernardo alle Terme, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India) and President of Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church
2001.08.15 (2012.11.24)Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal (59)Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal (Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal) (59), Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio VII, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) and President of Synod of the Syro-Malankarese Church
1967.03.05 (1978.01.30)Patriarch Raul Nicolau Gonsalves (91)Patriarch Raul Nicolau Gonsalves (91), Patriarch emeritus of East Indies and Archbishop emeritus of Goa and Daman (India)
1994.04.10 (2004.01.16)Patriarch Filipe Neri António Sebastião do Rosário Ferrão (66)Patriarch Filipe Neri António Sebastião do Rosário Ferrão (66), Patriarch of East Indies, Metropolitan Archbishop of Goa and Daman (India) and President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India
1977.11.05 (1977.09.23)Archbishop Blasco Francisco Collaço (87)Archbishop Blasco Francisco Collaço (87), Titular Archbishop of Octava, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Swaziland, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Lesotho, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Namibia and Apostolic Delegate emeritus to Botswana
1972.02.13 (1985.11.05)Archbishop Joseph Powathil (88)Archbishop Joseph Powathil (88), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Changanacherry of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1964.02.05 (1986.09.12)Archbishop Alphonsus Mathias (90)Archbishop Alphonsus Mathias (90), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bangalore (India)
1986.01.18 (1994.03.26)Archbishop Paschal Topno, S.J. (86)Archbishop Paschal Topno, S.J. (86), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bhopal (India)
1989.05.01 (1995.05.18)Archbishop George Valiamattam (80)Archbishop George Valiamattam (80), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Tellicherry of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1981.11.29 (1995.07.10)Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (82)Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, S.D.B. (82), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Guwahati (India) and Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Jowai (India)
1969.09.27 (1995.07.10)Archbishop Joseph Mittathany (87)Archbishop Joseph Mittathany (87), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Imphal (India)
1973.05.01 (1996.11.11)Archbishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (88)Archbishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (88), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1989.01.31 (1998.09.10)Archbishop Ignatius Paul Pinto (93)Archbishop Ignatius Paul Pinto (93), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bangalore (India)
1995.04.01 (1998.11.05)Archbishop Vincent Michael Concessao (82)Archbishop Vincent Michael Concessao (82), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Delhi (India)
1999.10.30 (1999.08.24)Archbishop Joseph Chennoth (75)Archbishop Joseph Chennoth (車納德) (75), Titular Archbishop of Milevum and Apostolic Nuncio to Japan
2000.01.06 (1999.12.04)Archbishop George Panikulam (76)Archbishop George Panikulam (76), Titular Archbishop of Caudium and Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Uruguay
2000.04.02 (1999.12.22)Archbishop Dominic Jala, S.D.B. (67)Archbishop Dominic Jala, S.D.B. (67), Metropolitan Archbishop of Shillong (India) and Apostolic Administrator of Nongstoin (India)
1984.09.22 (2000.04.14)Archbishop Lucas Sirkar, S.D.B. (82)Archbishop Lucas Sirkar, S.D.B. (82), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Calcutta (India)
2000.08.21 (2000.06.10)Archbishop George Kocherry (74)Archbishop George Kocherry (74), Titular Archbishop of Othona and Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh
2002.04.07 (2002.01.18)Archbishop Dominic Lumon (70)Archbishop Dominic Lumon (70), Metropolitan Archbishop of Imphal (India)
1990.08.24 (2002.10.11)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79), Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Baroda (India) and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gandhinagar (India)
1993.02.07 (2004.02.27)Archbishop Joseph Augustine Charanakunnel (80)Archbishop Joseph Augustine Charanakunnel (80), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Raipur (India)
1990.02.02 (2004.06.03)Archbishop Maria Callist Soosa Pakiam (73)Archbishop Maria Callist Soosa Pakiam (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum (India)
1997.01.29 (2004.06.10)Archbishop Antony Anandarayar (73)Archbishop Antony Anandarayar (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore (India)
1997.02.25 (2004.07.22)Archbishop Bernard Blasius Moras (77)Archbishop Bernard Blasius Moras (77), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bangalore (India)
1994.01.25 (2005.04.01)Archbishop Malayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B. (81)Archbishop Malayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B. (81), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Madras and Mylapore (India)
1999.01.06 (2005.05.09)Archbishop Mathew Moolakkattu, O.S.B. Vall. (66)Archbishop Mathew Moolakkattu, O.S.B. Vall. (66), Metropolitan Archbishop of Kottayam of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2005.09.21 (2005.08.04)Archbishop George Antonysamy (67)Archbishop George Antonysamy (67), Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) and Vice-President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India
2006.06.25 (2006.04.29)Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt (66)Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt (66), Titular Archbishop of Ostra, Apostolic Nuncio to Kyrgyzstan, Apostolic Nuncio to Tajikistan and Apostolic Nuncio to Kazakhstan
2004.05.01 (2007.01.22)Archbishop Andrews Thazhath (67)Archbishop Andrews Thazhath (67), Metropolitan Archbishop of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2002.05.20 (2007.01.22)Archbishop Joseph Perumthotttam (70)Archbishop Joseph Perumthotttam (70), Metropolitan Archbishop of Changanacherry of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1993.02.07 (2007.02.16)Archbishop Albert D’Souza (73)Archbishop Albert D’Souza (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India)
1997.07.17 (2007.03.26)Archbishop Thomas Koorilos Chakkalapadickal (60)Archbishop Thomas Koorilos Chakkalapadickal (60), Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla of the Syro-Malankars (India) and Secretary of Synod of the Syro-Malankarese Church
1999.09.08 (2007.06.15)Archbishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D. (74)Archbishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D. (74), Metropolitan Archbishop of Bhopal (India)
2006.03.25 (2007.10.01)Archbishop William D’Souza, S.J. (73)Archbishop William D’Souza, S.J. (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Patna (India)
2008.03.08 (2008.01.16)Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (70)Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (70), Archbishop-Bishop of Vasai (India)
1987.10.04 (2010.02.20)Archbishop Francis Kallarakal (77)Archbishop Francis Kallarakal (77), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Verapoly (India)
2006.04.19 (2011.02.11)Archbishop John Barwa, S.V.D. (63)Archbishop John Barwa, S.V.D. (63), Metropolitan Archbishop of Cuttack–Bhubaneswar (India)
1998.01.25 (2011.03.12)Archbishop Thomas D’Souza (68)Archbishop Thomas D’Souza (68), Metropolitan Archbishop of Calcutta (India)
1987.03.12 (2011.03.12)Archbishop Thumma Bala (74)Archbishop Thumma Bala (74), Metropolitan Archbishop of Hyderabad (India)
2007.04.15 (2011.04.09)Archbishop John Moolachira (67)Archbishop John Moolachira (67), Metropolitan Archbishop of Guwahati (India)
2012.05.26 (2012.03.06)Archbishop Kuriakose Bharanikulangara (60)Archbishop Kuriakose Bharanikulangara (60), Archbishop-Bishop of Faridabad of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1998.07.22 (2012.07.03)Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapup (70)Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapup (70), Metropolitan Archbishop of Visakhapatnam (India)
2001.03.11 (2012.11.30)Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto (64)Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto (64), Metropolitan Archbishop of Delhi (India) and Secretary General of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India
1998.11.11 (2013.07.03)Archbishop Victor Henry Thakur (64)Archbishop Victor Henry Thakur (64), Metropolitan Archbishop of Raipur (India)
1999.02.04 (2014.07.26)Archbishop Antony Pappusamy (69)Archbishop Antony Pappusamy (69), Metropolitan Archbishop of Madurai (India) and Apostolic Administrator of Palayamkottai (India)
2010.04.07 (2014.08.29)Archbishop George Njaralakatt (73)Archbishop George Njaralakatt (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Tellicherry of the Syro-Malabars (India) and Second Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India
2003.01.11 (2015.06.12)Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (66)Archbishop Thomas Ignatius MacWan (66), Metropolitan Archbishop of Gandhinagar (India)
2016.07.25 (2016.05.03)Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal (52)Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal (52), Titular Archbishop of Ratiaria, Apostolic Nuncio to Solomon Islands and Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
2002.05.19 (2016.10.31)Archbishop Joseph Kalathiparambil (66)Archbishop Joseph Kalathiparambil (66), Metropolitan Archbishop of Verapoly (India)
2006.03.30 (2018.03.19)Archbishop Peter Machado (64)Archbishop Peter Machado (64), Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangalore (India)
1997.09.27 (2018.06.24)Archbishop Felix Toppo, S.J. (71)Archbishop Felix Toppo, S.J. (71), Metropolitan Archbishop of Ranchi (India)
2009.06.21 (2018.06.29)Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura (65)Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura (65), Coadjutor Archbishop of Patna (India) and Bishop emeritus of Buxar (India)
2012.09.29 (2018.12.03)Archbishop Elias Joseph Gonsalves (57)Archbishop Elias Joseph Gonsalves (57), Metropolitan Archbishop of Nagpur (India)
1973.08.15Bishop Joseph Pallikaparampil (92)Bishop Joseph Pallikaparampil (92), Bishop emeritus of Palai of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1974.05.05Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil, C.M. (83)Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil, C.M. (83), Bishop emeritus of Balasore (India)
1977.04.24Bishop George Punnakottil (82)Bishop George Punnakottil (82), Bishop emeritus of Kothamangalam of the Syro-Malabars (India) and Second Vice-President emeritus of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India
1977.05.03Bishop Mathew Cheriankunnel, P.I.M.E. (88)Bishop Mathew Cheriankunnel, P.I.M.E. (88), Bishop emeritus of Kurnool (India)
1977.09.25Bishop Valerian D’Souza (85)Bishop Valerian D’Souza (85), Bishop emeritus of Poona (India)
1977.11.06Bishop Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I. (85)Bishop Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I. (85), Bishop emeritus of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India) and Apostolic Visitator in India outside the proper territory emeritus of the Syro-Malabars
1977.11.19Bishop Linus Nirmal Gomes, S.J. (97)Bishop Linus Nirmal Gomes, S.J. (97), Bishop emeritus of Baruipur (India)
1978.05.14Bishop Joseph Gabriel Fernandez (93)Bishop Joseph Gabriel Fernandez (93), Bishop emeritus of Quilon (India)
1979.02.17Bishop Ignatius Menezes (83)Bishop Ignatius Menezes (83), Bishop emeritus of Ajmer (India) and Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Allahabad (India)
1979.03.19Bishop George Mamalassery (86)Bishop George Mamalassery (86), Bishop emeritus of Tura (India)
1979.11.03Bishop Alphonse Bilung, S.V.D. (85)Bishop Alphonse Bilung, S.V.D. (85), Bishop emeritus of Rourkela (India)
1980.06.24Bishop John Baptist Thakur, S.J. (82)Bishop John Baptist Thakur, S.J. (82), Bishop emeritus of Muzaffarpur (India)
1983.04.24Bishop Gregory Karotemprel, C.M.I. (85)Bishop Gregory Karotemprel, C.M.I. (85), Bishop emeritus of Rajkot of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1984.10.04Bishop Dominic Kokkat, C.S.T. (87)Bishop Dominic Kokkat, C.S.T. (87), Bishop emeritus of Gorakhpur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1984.10.23Bishop Bali Gali (79)Bishop Bali Gali (79), Bishop emeritus of Guntur (India)
1985.01.20Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (74)Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. (74), Bishop emeritus of Port Blair (India)
1985.02.14Bishop Joseph Pathalil (82)Bishop Joseph Pathalil (82), Bishop emeritus of Udaipur (India)
1987.02.22Bishop Joseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I. (89)Bishop Joseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I. (89), Bishop emeritus of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1987.03.01Bishop Lucas Kerketta, S.V.D. (82)Bishop Lucas Kerketta, S.V.D. (82), Bishop emeritus of Sambalpur (India)
1987.06.11Bishop John Baptist Sequeira (88)Bishop John Baptist Sequeira (88), Bishop emeritus of Chikmagalur (India)
1987.08.08Bishop Bosco Penha (82)Bishop Bosco Penha (82), Titular Bishop of Maxula Prates and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Bombay (India)
1988.08.04Bishop Isidore Fernandes (72)Bishop Isidore Fernandes (72), Bishop emeritus of Allahabad (India)
1988.08.06Bishop Geevarghese Timotheos Chundevalel (91)Bishop Geevarghese Timotheos Chundevalel (91), Bishop emeritus of Tiruvalla of the Syro-Malankars (India)
1988.08.24Bishop Paul Chittilapilly (85)Bishop Paul Chittilapilly (85), Bishop emeritus of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1989.03.29Bishop Anthony Fernandes (82)Bishop Anthony Fernandes (82), Bishop emeritus of Bareilly (India)
1989.06.29Bishop Innayya Chinna Addagatla (81)Bishop Innayya Chinna Addagatla (81), Bishop emeritus of Srikakulam (India)
1990.01.03Bishop Peter Remigius (79)Bishop Peter Remigius (79), Bishop emeritus of Kottar (India)
1990.05.27Bishop Thomas Dabre (73)Bishop Thomas Dabre (73), Bishop of Poona (India)
1990.07.03Bishop Vijay Anand Nedumpuram, C.M.I. (80)Bishop Vijay Anand Nedumpuram, C.M.I. (80), Bishop emeritus of Chanda of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1992.11.28Bishop Jacob Manathodath (72)Bishop Jacob Manathodath (72), Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India) and Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1993.03.19Bishop Simon Stock Palathara, C.M.I. (83)Bishop Simon Stock Palathara, C.M.I. (83), Bishop emeritus of Jagdalpur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1994.08.04Bishop Cyprian Monis (74)Bishop Cyprian Monis (74), Bishop of Asansol (India)
1994.09.08Bishop John Thomas Kattrukudiyil (71)Bishop John Thomas Kattrukudiyil (71), Bishop of Itanagar (India)
1995.03.19Bishop Joseph Aind, S.D.B. (73)Bishop Joseph Aind, S.D.B. (73), Bishop of Dibrugarh (India)
1995.07.30Bishop Edwin Colaço (81)Bishop Edwin Colaço (81), Bishop emeritus of Aurangabad (India)
1996.05.15Bishop Aloysius Paul D’Souza (77)Bishop Aloysius Paul D’Souza (77), Bishop emeritus of Mangalore (India)
1996.05.26Bishop Lumen Monteiro, C.S.C. (67)Bishop Lumen Monteiro, C.S.C. (67), Bishop of Agartala (India)
1996.10.18Bishop Patras Minj, S.J. (74)Bishop Patras Minj, S.J. (74), Bishop of Ambikapur (India)
1996.11.01Bishop Vincent Samuel (68)Bishop Vincent Samuel (68), Bishop of Neyyattinkara (India)
1997.02.08Bishop Thomas Elavanal, M.C.B.S. (69)Bishop Thomas Elavanal, M.C.B.S. (69), Bishop of Kalyan of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1997.04.24Bishop Joseph Anthony Irudayaraj, S.D.B. (83)Bishop Joseph Anthony Irudayaraj, S.D.B. (83), Bishop emeritus of Dharmapuri (India)
1997.06.24Bishop Joji Govindu (74)Bishop Joji Govindu (74), Bishop of Nalgonda (India)
1997.08.22Bishop Paul Maipan (75)Bishop Paul Maipan (75), Bishop of Khammam (India)
1997.09.17Bishop Gerald Almeida (73)Bishop Gerald Almeida (73), Bishop of Jabalpur (India)
1997.09.24Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss (71)Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss (71), Bishop of Tanjore (India)
1997.10.07Bishop Julius Marandi (64)Bishop Julius Marandi (64), Bishop of Dumka (India)
1997.12.08Bishop Stephen Lepcha (66)Bishop Stephen Lepcha (66), Bishop of Darjeeling (India)
1997.12.28Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (72)Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (72), Bishop of Baroda (India)
1998.01.08Bishop Gabriel Kujur, S.J. (73)Bishop Gabriel Kujur, S.J. (73), Bishop emeritus of Daltonganj (India)
1998.01.29Bishop Salvadore Lobo (73)Bishop Salvadore Lobo (73), Bishop of Baruipur (India)
1998.03.15Bishop Jose Mukala (70)Bishop Jose Mukala (70), Bishop emeritus of Kohima (India)
1998.04.14Bishop Thomas Chakiath (81)Bishop Thomas Chakiath (81), Titular Bishop of Uzippari and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1998.04.16Bishop Oswald Lewis (74)Bishop Oswald Lewis (74), Bishop of Jaipur (India)
1998.06.29Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (68)Bishop Joshuah Ignathios Kizhakkeveettil (68), Bishop of Mavelikkara of the Syro-Malankars (India) and Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India
1998.06.29Bishop Yoohanon Chrysostom Kalloor (74)Bishop Yoohanon Chrysostom Kalloor (74), Bishop of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India)
1998.09.08Bishop Sebastian Vadakel, M.S.T. (66)Bishop Sebastian Vadakel, M.S.T. (66), Bishop of Ujjain of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1998.11.08Bishop Vincent Barwa (65)Bishop Vincent Barwa (65), Bishop of Simdega (India)
1999.02.07Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal (66)Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal (66), Bishop of Calicut (India)
1999.02.21Bishop Lawrence Pius Dorairaj (64)Bishop Lawrence Pius Dorairaj (64), Bishop of Dharmapuri (India)
1999.05.01Bishop Joseph Kaithathara (79)Bishop Joseph Kaithathara (79), Bishop emeritus of Gwalior (India)
1999.08.04Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy (67)Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy (67), Bishop of Belthangady of the Syro-Malabars (India)
1999.10.06Bishop Joseph Kunnath, C.M.I. (79)Bishop Joseph Kunnath, C.M.I. (79), Bishop emeritus of Adilabad of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2000.03.20Bishop Gerald Isaac Lobo (69)Bishop Gerald Isaac Lobo (69), Bishop of Udupi (India)
2000.04.09Bishop Gerald John Mathias (65)Bishop Gerald John Mathias (65), Bishop of Lucknow (India)
2000.04.12Bishop Matthew Vaniakizhakel, C.V. (73)Bishop Matthew Vaniakizhakel, C.V. (73), Bishop emeritus of Satna of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2000.06.25Bishop John Thattumkal, S.S.C. (68)Bishop John Thattumkal, S.S.C. (68), Bishop emeritus of Cochin (India)
2000.08.20Bishop Thomas Pulloppillil (64)Bishop Thomas Pulloppillil (64), Bishop of Bongaigaon (India)
2000.10.18Bishop Sebastianappan Singaroyan (67)Bishop Sebastianappan Singaroyan (67), Bishop of Salem (India)
2000.12.08Bishop Arochiasamy Jude Gerald Paulraj (75)Bishop Arochiasamy Jude Gerald Paulraj (75), Bishop emeritus of Palayamkottai (India)
2001.01.28Bishop Antony Devotta (75)Bishop Antony Devotta (75), Bishop emeritus of Tiruchirapalli (India)
2001.02.09Bishop Mathew Arackal (74)Bishop Mathew Arackal (74), Bishop of Kanjirapally of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2001.02.11Bishop Stephen Athipozhiyil (74)Bishop Stephen Athipozhiyil (74), Bishop of Alleppey (India)
2001.04.21Bishop Percival Joseph Fernandez (83)Bishop Percival Joseph Fernandez (83), Titular Bishop of Bulla and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Bombay (India)
2001.04.21Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias (79)Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias (79), Titular Bishop of Molicunza and Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Jalandhar (India)
2001.12.16Bishop Stanley Roman (77)Bishop Stanley Roman (77), Bishop emeritus of Quilon (India)
2002.02.02Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (66)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (66), Bishop of Aizawl (India)
2002.04.20Bishop Sebastian Adayanthrath (62)Bishop Sebastian Adayanthrath (62), Titular Bishop of Macriana maior and Auxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2002.05.31Bishop Joseph Suren Gomes, S.D.B. (75)Bishop Joseph Suren Gomes, S.D.B. (75), Bishop emeritus of Krishnagar (India)
2002.06.07Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal, S.V.D. (70)Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal, S.V.D. (70), Bishop of Indore (India)
2002.08.28Bishop Doraboina Moses Prakasam (61)Bishop Doraboina Moses Prakasam (61), Bishop of Nellore (India)
2002.08.28Bishop Lephonse Thomas Aquinas (66)Bishop Lephonse Thomas Aquinas (66), Bishop of Coimbatore (India)
2002.09.29Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (63)Bishop Anthonisamy Neethinathan (63), Bishop of Chingleput (India)
2003.03.02Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil (76)Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil (76), Bishop emeritus of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2003.03.25Bishop Thomas Antony Vazhapilly (79)Bishop Thomas Antony Vazhapilly (79), Bishop emeritus of Mysore (India)
2004.05.02Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt (62)Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt (62), Bishop of Palai of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2004.05.15Bishop José Porunnedom (63)Bishop José Porunnedom (63), Bishop of Mananthavady of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2004.10.03Bishop Andrew Marak (69)Bishop Andrew Marak (69), Bishop of Tura (India)
2005.02.19Bishop Joseph Thomas Konnath (66)Bishop Joseph Thomas Konnath (66), Bishop of Bathery of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2005.05.03Bishop Joseph Kariyil (70)Bishop Joseph Kariyil (70), Bishop of Cochin (India)
2005.05.15Bishop Jebamalai Susaimanickam (73)Bishop Jebamalai Susaimanickam (73), Bishop of Sivagangai (India)
2005.05.18Bishop Yvon Ambroise (76)Bishop Yvon Ambroise (76), Bishop emeritus of Tuticorin (India)
2005.08.18Bishop Robert Michael Miranda (67)Bishop Robert Michael Miranda (67), Bishop of Gulbarga (India)
2005.10.05Bishop Anthony Alwyn Fernandes Barreto (66)Bishop Anthony Alwyn Fernandes Barreto (66), Bishop of Sindhudurg (India)
2006.02.22Bishop George Pallipparambil, S.D.B. (64)Bishop George Pallipparambil, S.D.B. (64), Bishop of Miao (India)
2006.03.25Bishop Anthony Chirayath (77)Bishop Anthony Chirayath (77), Bishop emeritus of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2006.04.02Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (63)Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (63), Bishop of Jowai (India)
2006.04.05Bishop Paul Alois Lakra (63)Bishop Paul Alois Lakra (63), Bishop of Gumla (India)
2006.04.23Bishop Clement Tirkey (71)Bishop Clement Tirkey (71), Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India)
2006.05.24Bishop Paul Toppo (61)Bishop Paul Toppo (61), Bishop of Raigarh (India)
2006.07.02Bishop Sebastian Thekethecheril (64)Bishop Sebastian Thekethecheril (64), Bishop of Vijayapuram (India)
2006.08.09Bishop Arulappan Amalraj (65)Bishop Arulappan Amalraj (65), Bishop of Ootacamund (India)
2006.08.24Bishop Soundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B. (69)Bishop Soundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B. (69), Bishop of Vellore (India)
2006.10.01Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T. (71)Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T. (71), Bishop of Gorakhpur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2006.10.28Bishop Joseph Pandarasseril (58)Bishop Joseph Pandarasseril (58), Titular Bishop of Castellum Ripæ and Auxiliary Bishop of Kottayam of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2006.12.28Bishop Joseph Karikkassery (73)Bishop Joseph Karikkassery (73), Bishop of Kottapuram (India)
2007.01.30Bishop Sarat Chandra Nayak (61)Bishop Sarat Chandra Nayak (61), Bishop of Berhampur (India)
2007.02.06Bishop Anthony Swamy Thomasappa (68)Bishop Anthony Swamy Thomasappa (68), Bishop of Chikmagalur (India)
2007.02.07Bishop Kurien (Ciriaco) Valiakandathil (66)Bishop Kurien (Ciriaco) Valiakandathil (66), Bishop of Bhagalpur (India)
2007.03.10Bishop Jacob Barnabas Aerath, O.I.C. (58)Bishop Jacob Barnabas Aerath, O.I.C. (58), Bishop of Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2007.04.18Bishop Angelus Kujur, S.J. (72)Bishop Angelus Kujur, S.J. (72), Bishop of Purnea (India)
2007.04.20Bishop Derek Fernandes (64)Bishop Derek Fernandes (64), Bishop of Karwar (India)
2007.04.30Bishop Raphy Manjaly (61)Bishop Raphy Manjaly (61), Bishop of Allahabad (India)
2007.08.02Bishop Lourdes Daniel (72)Bishop Lourdes Daniel (72), Bishop of Nashik (India)
2007.10.25Bishop Joseph Erumachadath, M.C.B.S. (59)Bishop Joseph Erumachadath, M.C.B.S. (59), Bishop of Bhadravathi of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2008.02.09Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (74)Bishop Abraham Julios Kackanatt (74), Bishop of Moovatupuzha of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2008.03.01Bishop Prasad Gallela (57)Bishop Prasad Gallela (57), Bishop emeritus of Cuddapah (India)
2008.03.02Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo (63)Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo (63), Bishop of Tezpur (India)
2008.04.19Bishop Anthony Poola (57)Bishop Anthony Poola (57), Bishop of Kurnool (India)
2008.06.12Bishop Henry D’Souza (69)Bishop Henry D’Souza (69), Bishop of Bellary (India)
2008.07.09Bishop Francis Antonisamy (73)Bishop Francis Antonisamy (73), Bishop of Kumbakonam (India)
2009.02.08Bishop Francis Kalist (61)Bishop Francis Kalist (61), Bishop of Meerut (India)
2009.02.21Bishop Franco Mulakkal (55)Bishop Franco Mulakkal (55), Bishop of Jalandhar (India)
2009.04.03Bishop Ignatius Loyola Mascarenhas (69)Bishop Ignatius Loyola Mascarenhas (69), Bishop of Simla and Chandigarh (India)
2009.04.15Bishop Binay Kandulna (55)Bishop Binay Kandulna (55), Bishop of Khunti (India)
2009.06.16Bishop Devprasad John Ganawa, S.V.D. (67)Bishop Devprasad John Ganawa, S.V.D. (67), Bishop of Udaipur (India)
2009.06.28Bishop Selvister Ponnumuthan (62)Bishop Selvister Ponnumuthan (62), Bishop of Punalur (India)
2009.07.16Bishop Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (61)Bishop Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D. (61), Bishop of Khandwa (India)
2009.10.22Bishop John Vadakel, C.M.I. (75)Bishop John Vadakel, C.M.I. (75), Bishop of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2010.02.02Bishop Emmanuel Kerketta (67)Bishop Emmanuel Kerketta (67), Bishop of Jashpur (India)
2010.03.13Bishop Vincent Paulos Kulapuravilai (55)Bishop Vincent Paulos Kulapuravilai (55), Bishop of Marthandam of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2010.03.13Bishop Samuel Irenios Kattukallil (66)Bishop Samuel Irenios Kattukallil (66), Coadjutor Bishop of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2010.03.13Bishop Thomas Anthonios Valiyavilayil, O.I.C. (63)Bishop Thomas Anthonios Valiyavilayil, O.I.C. (63), Apostolic Exarch of Saint Ephrem of Khadki of the Syro-Malankars (India) and Titular Bishop of Igilgili
2010.04.08Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil (57)Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil (57), Bishop of Thamarasserry of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2010.04.10Bishop Raphael Thattil (62)Bishop Raphael Thattil (62), Bishop of Shamshabad of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2010.04.11Bishop Paul Alappatt (56)Bishop Paul Alappatt (56), Bishop of Ramanathapuram of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2010.04.18Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (57)Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (57), Bishop of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2010.09.11Bishop José Chittooparambil, C.M.I. (64)Bishop José Chittooparambil, C.M.I. (64), Bishop of Rajkot of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2010.09.21Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparampil (57)Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparampil (57), Bishop of Parassala of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2011.09.08Bishop James Thoppil (59)Bishop James Thoppil (59), Bishop of Kohima (India)
2012.09.16Bishop George Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B. (51)Bishop George Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B. (51), Bishop of Thuckalay of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2012.10.01Bishop Jacob Muricken (55)Bishop Jacob Muricken (55), Titular Bishop of Thinis and Auxiliary Bishop of Palai of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2012.11.21Bishop Jojo Anand (59)Bishop Jojo Anand (59), Bishop of Hazaribag (India) and Apostolic Administrator of Daltonganj (India)
2013.01.06Bishop Peter Parapullil (69)Bishop Peter Parapullil (69), Bishop of Jhansi (India)
2013.01.18Bishop Pius Thomas D’Souza (64)Bishop Pius Thomas D’Souza (64), Bishop of Ajmer (India)
2013.02.09Bishop George Madathikandathil (62)Bishop George Madathikandathil (62), Bishop of Kothamangalam of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2013.05.23Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (64)Bishop Udumala Bala Showreddy (64), Bishop of Warangal (India)
2013.06.29Bishop Savio Dominic Fernandes (65)Bishop Savio Dominic Fernandes (65), Titular Bishop of Cozyla and Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay (India)
2013.06.29Bishop John Rodrigues (51)Bishop John Rodrigues (51), Titular Bishop of Deultum and Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay (India)
2013.07.25Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera (53)Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera (53), Bishop of Eluru (India)
2013.09.17Bishop Joseph Kollamparampil, C.M.I. (61)Bishop Joseph Kollamparampil, C.M.I. (61), Bishop of Jagdalpur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2013.09.21Bishop Jose Puthenveettil (58)Bishop Jose Puthenveettil (58), Titular Bishop of Rusubbicari and Auxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2013.09.28Bishop Niranjan Sual Singh (57)Bishop Niranjan Sual Singh (57), Bishop of Sambalpur (India)
2013.09.29Bishop Kishore Kumar Kujur (55)Bishop Kishore Kumar Kujur (55), Bishop of Rourkela (India)
2013.10.06Bishop Paul Mattekatt (57)Bishop Paul Mattekatt (57), Bishop of Diphu (India)
2014.01.30Bishop Simon Kaipuram, C.M. (65)Bishop Simon Kaipuram, C.M. (65), Bishop of Balasore (India)
2014.02.16Bishop Peter Abir Antonisamy (67)Bishop Peter Abir Antonisamy (67), Bishop of Sultanpet (India)
2014.03.23Bishop Alex Joseph Vadakumthala (59)Bishop Alex Joseph Vadakumthala (59), Bishop of Kannur (India)
2014.05.07Bishop Francis Serrao, S.J. (59)Bishop Francis Serrao, S.J. (59), Bishop of Shimoga (India)
2014.08.30Bishop Telesphore Bilung, S.V.D. (58)Bishop Telesphore Bilung, S.V.D. (58), Titular Bishop of Rutabo and Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi (India)
2014.08.30Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X. (58)Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X. (58), Titular Bishop of Lysinia, Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi (India) and Secretary General of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India
2014.10.04Bishop Ignatius D’Souza (54)Bishop Ignatius D’Souza (54), Bishop of Bareilly (India)
2014.10.22Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (57)Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (57), Bishop of Muzaffarpur (India)
2014.10.24Bishop Ephrem Nariculam (58)Bishop Ephrem Nariculam (58), Bishop of Chanda of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2015.02.21Bishop Ivan Pereira (54)Bishop Ivan Pereira (54), Bishop of Jammu–Srinagar (India)
2015.02.24Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B. (67)Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B. (67), Bishop of Kuzhithurai (India)
2015.06.14Bishop Vincent Aind (64)Bishop Vincent Aind (64), Bishop of Bagdogra (India)
2015.08.24Bishop Eugene Joseph (60)Bishop Eugene Joseph (60), Bishop of Varanasi (India)
2015.08.28Bishop Ambrose Rebello (70)Bishop Ambrose Rebello (70), Bishop of Aurangabad (India)
2015.09.15Bishop Joseph Kodakallil (53)Bishop Joseph Kodakallil (53), Bishop of Satna of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2015.10.10Bishop Basil Bhuriya, S.V.D. (63)Bishop Basil Bhuriya, S.V.D. (63), Bishop of Jhabua (India)
2015.10.18Bishop Antony Kariyil, C.M.I. (69)Bishop Antony Kariyil, C.M.I. (69), Bishop of Mandya of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2015.10.29Bishop Antony Prince Panengaden (42)Bishop Antony Prince Panengaden (42), Bishop of Adilabad of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2016.02.02Bishop Joseph Raja Rao Thelegathoti, S.M.M. (67)Bishop Joseph Raja Rao Thelegathoti, S.M.M. (67), Bishop of Vijayawada (India)
2016.02.04Bishop Jose Pulickal (55)Bishop Jose Pulickal (55), Titular Bishop of Lares and Auxiliary Bishop of Kanjirapally of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2016.04.03Bishop Christudas Rajappan (47)Bishop Christudas Rajappan (47), Titular Bishop of Avitta Bibba and Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (India)
2016.05.22Bishop Thomas Paulsamy (67)Bishop Thomas Paulsamy (67), Bishop of Dindigul (India)
2016.05.28Bishop Aplinar Senapati, C.M. (58)Bishop Aplinar Senapati, C.M. (58), Bishop of Rayagada (India)
2016.09.08Bishop Bhagyaiah Chinnabathini (62)Bishop Bhagyaiah Chinnabathini (62), Bishop of Guntur (India)
2016.11.01Bishop Stephen Chirappanath (57)Bishop Stephen Chirappanath (57), Titular Bishop of Slebte, Procurator at Rome of the Syro-Malabars and Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Syro-Malabars
2017.01.28Bishop Allwyn D’Silva (70)Bishop Allwyn D’Silva (70), Titular Bishop of Dura and Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay (India)
2017.01.28Bishop Barthol Barretto (57)Bishop Barthol Barretto (57), Titular Bishop of Strongoli and Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay (India)
2017.02.27Bishop Kannikadass William Antony (54)Bishop Kannikadass William Antony (54), Bishop of Mysore (India)
2017.04.23Bishop Thomas Tharayil (47)Bishop Thomas Tharayil (Tomy) (47), Titular Bishop of Agrippias and Auxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2017.06.29Bishop Nazarene Soosai (56)Bishop Nazarene Soosai (56), Bishop of Kottar (India)
2017.09.21Bishop George Kalayil (60)Bishop George Kalayil (60), Bishop of Puthur of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2017.09.21Bishop John Kochuthundil (60)Bishop John Kochuthundil (60), Coadjutor Bishop of Moovatupuzha of the Syro-Malankars (India)
2017.10.19Bishop Peter Sebastian Goveas (64)Bishop Peter Sebastian Goveas (64), Bishop of Bettiah (India)
2017.11.08Bishop Joseph Pamplany (49)Bishop Joseph Pamplany (49), Titular Bishop of Numluli and Auxiliary Bishop of Tellicherry of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2017.11.12Bishop Sebastian Vaniyapurackal (52)Bishop Sebastian Vaniyapurackal (52), Titular Bishop of Troina and Bishop of Curia of the Syro-Malabars
2017.11.18Bishop Tony Neelankavil (51)Bishop Tony Neelankavil (51), Titular Bishop of Masuccaba and Auxiliary Bishop of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2017.11.22Bishop Sebastian Pozholiparampil (61)Bishop Sebastian Pozholiparampil (Jobby) (61), Bishop of Hosur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2018.02.11Bishop James Raphael Anaparambil (57)Bishop James Raphael Anaparambil (57), Coadjutor Bishop of Alleppey (India)
2018.04.05Bishop John Nellikunnel (46)Bishop John Nellikunnel (46), Bishop of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2018.04.14Bishop Athanasius Rethna Swamy Swamiadian (58)Bishop Athanasius Rethna Swamy Swamiadian (58), Bishop of Ahmedabad (India)
2018.04.17Bishop James Athikalam, M.S.T. (60)Bishop James Athikalam, M.S.T. (60), Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2018.06.03Bishop Paul Antony Mullassery (59)Bishop Paul Antony Mullassery (59), Bishop of Quilon (India)
2018.08.02Bishop Dennis Panipitchai, S.D.B. (60)Bishop Dennis Panipitchai, S.D.B. (60), Titular Bishop of Aggersel and Auxiliary Bishop of Miao (India)
2018.08.28Bishop Fulgence Aloysius Tigga (54)Bishop Fulgence Aloysius Tigga (54), Bishop of Raiganj (India)
2018.09.15Bishop Peter Paul Saldanha (54)Bishop Peter Paul Saldanha (54), Bishop of Mangalore (India)
2019.02.24Bishop Stephen Antony Pillai (66)Bishop Stephen Antony Pillai (66), Bishop of Tuticorin (India)
2019.03.03Bishop Albert Hemrom (49)Bishop Albert Hemrom (49), Coadjutor Bishop of Dibrugarh (India)

as of 2019.04.19

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