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Diocese of Agartala

Bishop Lumen Monteiro
Bishop Monteiro
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Bishop Lumen Monteiro
Jeevajyothi Diocesan Centre,
Airport Road, Durjoynagar PO,
Agartala - 799 009, Tripura, India

Phone: +91- 381- 2342401 (o) +91-381- 2342403 (p), +91- 9436122085
Fax :+91-381 -2342969
Email: [email protected]

Holy Cross Bishop Lumen Monteiro was born on Feb. 1, 1952, in Calangute, archdiocese of Goa.

He was ordained priest on Oct. 28, 1980, in the congregation of the Holy Cross and was appointed bishop of Agartala on Jan. 11, 1996. He was installed five months later on May 26. Bishop Monteiro serves as chairman of the North Eastern Diocesan Social Forum and as a representative of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (Latin rite) on the governing body of Caritas India.
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