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Diocese of Muzaffarpur

Bishop John Baptist Thakur
Bishop John Baptist Thakur
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Bishop John Baptist Thakur
Bishop's House, Chakkar Chowk, Kalambag Road, Muzaffarpur - 842 001, Bihar
(91) 621-2243225
Fax :(91) 621-2243225
[email protected]

Bishop John Baptist Thakur, SJ was born on Feb. 8, 1937 in Bettiah, Christian Quarters, Bettiah, West Champaran Dt., Bihar. He was ordained a priest on March 19, 1966, and was appointed and ordained Bishop of Muzaffarpur on March 28 and June 24 in 1980. Bishop Thakur was the rector of the St. Xavier's High School, Patna, Bihar, run by Patna Jesuits Province before being appointed as the Muzaffarpur prelate. He is currently the vice-chairman of the Bijhan Regional Council of Bishops.
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