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Bishop Vincent Barwa
Bishop Barwa
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Bishop Vincent Barwa
Bishop's House,
Simdega P.O. & Dt.
Simdega - 835 223,
Jharkhand, India

Phone: 08809 915 742
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Vincent Barwa was born on Oct. 18, 1953, in a small village of Rengarih, Simdeha district of Jharkhand state. He was ordained priest on May 2, 1984. He was appointed bishop of Purnea on June 29, 1998, and was ordained bishop on Nov. 8, 1998. On Sept 9, 2004, Pope John Paul II appointed him auxiliary bishop of Ranchi. Pope Benedict XVI nominated him bishop of Simdega on Feb. 11, 2008.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Minj (1993 - 2008)

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