Diocese of Jhansi
Bishop Peter Parapullil
Bishop Parapullil
Bishop Peter Parapullil
Bishop's House,
64, Cantonment, Jhansi - 284001,
Uttar Pradesh, India

Phone: +91 510 - 2370024 (p) +91 510 - 24 71391 (o); 2471594 (o)
Fax :+91 510 2471594
Email: parapullil@yahoo.com, cdoj2009@yahoo.com

Bishop Peter Parapullil was born on December 2, 1949 in Perumanoor in Kerala.He completed his studies in philosophy at the seminary of Alwaye in the state and then went to St. Joseph's Seminary in Allahabad.He obtained a post graduate degree in English Literature at the Buldelkhand University and a Diploma in Social and Religious Communication at the Gregorian University in Rome.He was ordained a priest in 1976 in the parish of Gwalior and incardinated in the Jhansi. Since 2005 he has been the General Vicar of the diocese of Jhansi. Pope Benedict XVI has appointed him as the bishop of Jhansi on Oct. 31, 2012 following the resignation of Bishop Frederick D'Souza .

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