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Diocese of Islamabad- Rawalpindi

Bishop Rufin Anthony
Bishop  Rufin Anthony
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Bishop Rufin Anthony
Bishop's House, Tameeuzddin (Church) Road, Lalkurti Rawalpindi Cantt-46000, Pakistan
+92 51-5581616 (house) (mobile): +92 301 6038207
Fax :+92 51-556482
[email protected]

Bishop Rufin Anthony was born on Feb. 12, 1940 at Khushpur, Pakistan. Ordained in 1969, he has served as formator and spiritual director at St. Pius X Seminary in Quetta and as a professor at the Major Seminary of Christ the King in Karachi. He also served as national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies and later as rector of St. Thomas the Apostle Minor Seminary in Faisalabad and the major seminary in Karachi. He became vicar general of Faisalabad diocese in 2005 and was parish priest of Khushpur when Pope Benedict XVI named him coadjutor for Islamabad-Rawalpindi diocese on Aug. 4, 2009. He was ordained a bishop on Sept. 21 in Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad. He is presently serving as the general secretary of Pakistan Catholic Bishops' Conference and Chairmen of Catholic Youth Commission.

Bishop Anthony speaks Italian, English, Urdu and Punjabi.
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