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Archdiocese of Visakapatnam

Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu
Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu
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Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu
Archbishop's House, Maharanipeta Visakhapatnam 530 002 Andhra Pradesh, India
+91- 891-2706428 (o) , +91- 891- 2704404 (p)
Fax :+91-891 -270 5781
[email protected], [email protected]

Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu was born on Jan. 29, 1949 in Nizamabad in Hyderabad. He was ordained priest on Oct. 11, 1979. He was appointed bishop of Cuddapah on May 22, 1998, and was installed on July 22, 1998. On July 26, 2002 he was transferred to the diocese of Vijayawada.

Pope Benedict XVI appointed him archbishop of Vishakapatnam on July 3, 2012. On Aug. 10, 2012, Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio led the installation ceremony at the cathedral of Visakhapatnam. He succeeds Archbishop Mariadas Kagithapu, M.S.F.S., whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same archdiocese the pope accepted, upon having reached the age limit.

Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu is the secretary general of the Conference of Catholics Bishops in India, a body of Latin Rite bishops in India.

On Feb. 17, 2024, Pope Francis accepted the resignation from Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu.
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