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Diocese of Mananthavady

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Auxiliary Bishop Alex Tharamangalam
Bishop Tharamangalam
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Auxiliary Bishop Alex Tharamangalam
Bishop's House, P.B. 1,
Mananthavady-670645,
Wayanad Dt., Kerala, India

Phone: (04935)240.735; 240.745
Fax :240.265

Pope Francis appointed Father Alex Tharamangalam as auxiliary bishop of the Eparchy of Mananthavady on Aug 25, 2022.

Bishop Tharamangalam, who has a doctorate in philosophy from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, was born on April 20, 1958, in Moozhoor, Kerala.

He joined the St. Joseph Minor Seminary in Tellicherry in 1973 and was ordained priest on Jan 1, 1983. He has written philosophical books and articles and is fluent in Italian and German.

He was ordained Bishop on Nov. 1, 2022.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Emmanuel Pothanamuzhy (1997-2003)
  • Bishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy (1973-1995)

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