Present Bishop


Our Bishop
Name Raphy Manjaly
Designation Bishop of Diocese of Allahabad
Father’s Name M.V. Chacko
Mother’s Name Kathreena
Date of Birth 07th February 1958
Motto To Bring Together People of God

Studies
Primary Education St. Francis Xavier School, Vendore, Kerala
High School Tyagarajar H.S. Alagappanagar, Trichur, Kerala
Minor Seminary (1973-75) St. Lawrence Minor Seminary, Agra, U.P.
Philosophy & Theology (1975-1983) St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad, U.P.
Graduation & Post Graduation: Agra University
Doctorate Angelicum University, Rome
Priestly Ordination 11th May 1983
Appointed Bishop of Varanasi 24th February 2007
Episcopal Ordination 30th April 2007
Appointed Bishop of Allahabad 17th October 2013
Installation 3rd December 2013

Appointments
YEAR APPOINTMENTS
1983-1984 Etah Mission, Agra Diocese
1984-1990 Rector, St. Lawrence Minor Seminary, Agra
1986-1987 (Vice Principal, St. Peter’s College, Agra)
1990-1996 Studies (Angelicum University, Rome)
1996-1997 Principal, St. Dominic School, Mathura
1997-1998 Professor, St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Allahabad
1998-1999 Vice Rector, St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Allahabad
1999-2005 Rector, St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Allahabad
2005-2007 Parish Priest of Cathedral, Agra, Director of Diocesan Pastoral Centre
2007 As the Bishop of Varanasi
2007 Chairman, Regional Commission for Proclamation
2009 Member, CBCI Commission for Dialogue and Ecumenism
2011 Member, CCBI Commission for Proclamation
2013 As the Bishop of Allahabad