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Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura
Archbishop  Kallupura
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Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura
Archbishop's House,
Bankipore P.O., Patna-800004,
Bihar, India

Phone: (0612)230.1735, 9931515695
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Sebastian Kallupura was born on July 14, 1953, in Kottiyoor, Kerala state. He was ordained priest for Patna archdiocese on May 14, 1984, and served as assistant treasurer of the archdiocese as well as director of Seva Kendra, its social service center, before being appointed bishop of Buxar on April 3, 2009. His episcopal ordination followed on June 21, 2009.

On June 29, 2018, Pope Francis appointed him as coadjutor archbishop of Patna. Coadjutor Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura has succeeded as Archbishop of Patna on Dec. 09, 2020. His succession came after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Archbishop William D’Souza.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop William D’Souza, S.J (1 Oct 2007 Appointed - 9 Dec 2020 Resigned)
  • Archbishop Benedict John Osta (1980 – 2007)
  • Bishop Augustine F. Wildermuth, SJ. (1947-1980)
  • Bishop Bernard Sullivan, S.J. (1929-1946)
  • Bishop Louis Van Hoeck, S.J. (1921-1928)
  • Father Francis Pesci, OFM Capuchin (1881-1896)
  • Father Paul Tossi, OFM Capuchin (1868-1880)
  • Father Anastasius Hartmann, OFM Capuchin (1860-1866)
  • Father Anastasius Zuber, OFM Capuchin (1853-1858)
  • Father Anastasius Hartmann, OFM Capuchin (1845-1853)

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