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Bishop Malcolm Sequeira
Bishop Sequeira
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Bishop Malcolm Sequeira
Bishop's House,
Amravati Camp P.O.,
Amravati-444602,
Maharashtra State, India

Phone: (0721) 2663.171
Fax :2666.403

Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Malcolm Sequeira as bishop of Amravati on Nov. 30, 2023.

Bishop Sequeira was born on Nov. 4, 1961, in Giriz in Vasai diocese. He studied philosophy and theology at Saint Pius X College in Mumbai. He was ordained a priest on April 13, 1996, for the diocese of Poona.

After ordination, he first served at as assistant parish priest at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral (1996-1998) and diocesan director of the Basic Christian Communities (1998-2003). He was awarded a licentiate in social communications from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (2005), and went on to serve as diocesan director for social communications and head of public relations (since 2005); rector of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral (2008-2013); diocesan consultor (since 2009); vicar general (since 2012); director of the Property Office (2013-2016); parish priest of the Divine Mercy Church (2016-2019) and parish priest of Saint Anne’s Church (since 2019).

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi (10 Jun 1994 Appointed - 11 Nov 2020 Appointed, Archbishop of Merauke)
  • Andreas Peter Cornelius Sol, MSC (1965-1994)
  • Jacques Grent, MSC (1961-1965)
  • Bishop Yoseph Tethool, MSC ()

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