Present Bishop
Our Bishop
Name : Raphy Manjaly
Designation : Bishop of Diocese of Allahabad
Father’s Name : M.V. Chacko
Mother’s Name : Kathreena Chacko
Date of Birth : 07th February 1958
Studies
Primary Education : St. Francis Xavier School, Vendore, Kerala
High School : Tyagarajar H.S. Alagappanagar, Trichur, Kerala
Minor Seminary : St. Lawrence Minor Seminary, Agra, U.P. (1973-75)
Philosophy & Theology : St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad, U.P. (1975-1983)
Graduation & Post Graduation: : Agra University
Doctorate : Angelicum University, Rome
Priestly Ordination : 11th May 1983
Appointed Bishop of Varanasi : 24th February 2007
Episcopal Ordination : 30th April 2007
Appointed Bishop of Allahabad : 17th October 2013
Installation : 3rd December 2013
Appointments
1983-1984 : Etah Mission, Agra Diocese
1984-1990 : Rector, St. Lawrence Minor Seminary, Agra
1986-1987 :

Vice Principal, St. Peter’s College, Agra

1990-1996 :

Doctorate (Angelicum University, Rome)

1996-1997 : Principal, St. Dominic School, Mathura
1997-1998 : Professor, St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Allahabad
1998-1999 : Vice Rector, St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Allahabad
1999-2005 : Rector, St. Joseph Regional Seminary, Allahabad
2005-2007 : Parish Priest of Cathedral, Agra,
Director of Diocesan Pastoral Centre
2007 : Bishop of Varanasi
2007 : Chairman, Regional Commission for Proclamation
2009 : Member, CBCI Commission for Dialogue and Ecumenism
2011 : Member, CCBI Commission for Proclamation
2013 : Bishop of Allahabad
2014 : Chairman, Catholic Hindi SahityaSamiti
2015 : Chairman, CCBI Commission for Proclamation
  • Give me back the joy of your salvation, sustain in me a generous spirit.
  • Give me back the joy of your salvation, sustain in me a generous spirit.