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Auxiliary Bishop Jose Chirackal
Bishop Chirackal
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Auxiliary Bishop Jose Chirackal
Bishop's House,
P.B. 10, West Garo Hills Dt.,
Tura-794001, Meghalaya, India

Phone: (03651)222.370
Fax :221.318

Bishop Jose Chirackal was born on July 14, 1960, Ernakulam district of Kerala.

After schooling in Kerala, he joined the Tura diocese in 1976 and ordained priest for Tura on Dec. 29, 1987.

He holds a licentiate and doctorate in canon law.

He served the diocese as a parish priest, headmaster of schools and rector of St. Peter’s Minor Seminary. He also served as procurator, chancellor, judicial vicar, and diocesan spokesperson.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop George Mamalassery (1979 - 2007)

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