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Diocese of Palayamkottai

Archbishop Antony Pappusamy
Archbishop Antony Pappusamy
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Archbishop Antony Pappusamy
Catholic Bishop's House, P.O. Box 108, Palayankottai-627002, Tirunelvely Dt., Tamil Nadu, India
(0462)252.21.14
Fax :257.82.32
[email protected]

Archbishop Antony Pappusamy was born on Oct. 1, 1949 in Marambady in Dindigul diocese. He was ordained a priest on July 7, 1976, and ordained Titular Bishop of Zaba on Feb. 4, 1999. He was appointed the first Bishop of Dindigul on Nov. 10, 2003.

He was the auxiliary bishop of Madurai Archdiocese before becoming the bishop of Dindigul. He is the chairman of Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council's commission for Clergy and Religious.

On July 25, 2014 Pope Francis appointed Bishop Pappusamy as the Archbishop for the archdiocese of Madurai.

On June 29, 2018 Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Pappusamy as the Apostolic Administrator of Palayamkottai.
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