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Diocese of Tezpur

Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo
Bishop  Akasius Toppo
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Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo
Bishop's House,
Post Box No. 33
Tezpur - 784 001,
Sonitpur - Assam

Phone: + 91- 3712- 220 193,+91- 3712- 230 181,+91- 9435082361
Fax :+91- 3712- 220 571
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo was born on May 8, 1955, in Gormara, Dhekiajuli parish in Tezpur diocese. He was ordained priest on Jan 26, 1986, in the diocese of Tezpur. He was appointed bishop of Tezpur on Dec 3, 2007, and was ordained on March 2, 2008. Before becoming a prelate, Bishop Toppo was the chancellor and financial administrator of the diocese. He is presently the chairman of education commission in Northeastern Regional Bishops’ Council.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Emeritus Robert Kerketta, S.D.B. (1980 - 2007)
  • Bishop Joseph Mittathany (1969 -1980)
  • Bishop Orestes Marengo, S.D.B. (1964 -1969)
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