JHAAN  Region
The JHARKHAND REGIONAL BISHOPS’ COUNCIL consists of the Bishops of the ecclesiastical province of Ranchi.

JHAAN RBC Chairman
Most Rev. Felix Toppo (Jamshedpur)

JHAAN RBC Secretary
Most Rev. Telesphore Bilung SVD
Email : teles4bilung@yahoo.com 

JHAAN RBC Deputy Secretary
Fr. Jilson T.L. (Jamshedpur Diocese)
Mobile: 08521608509
Email (O) : brbcouncil@gmail.com
E-mail(P) : fr.jilson@gmail.com

 

 

Diocese Bishop   Contact
 Ranchi His Eminence Telesphore P Cardinal Toppo
Archbishop Cardinal of Ranchi
Born:15-Oct-1939
Priestly Ordination:3-May-1969
Episcopal Ordination:7-Oct-1978
1 Archbishop’s House,
Post Box No. 5,
Dr. Camil Bulcke Path, Ranchi
834 001 Jharkhand.
Tel: 0651-23 50 684
Email: cardinaltoppo@gmail.com
Ranchi Most Rev. Telesphore Bilung, SVD
Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
Born:15-Apr-1961
Priestly Ordination:2-May-1992
Episcopal Ordination:30-Aug-2014
3 Archbishop’s House,
Post Box No. 5,
Dr. Camil Bulcke Path, Ranchi
834 001 Jharkhand.
Tel: (0)8809076310
Email: teles4bilung@yahoo.com
Ranchi Most Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas, SFX
Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
& Secretary General, CBCI
Born:9-Nov-1960
Priestly Ordination:24-Apr-1988
Episcopal Ordination:30-Aug-2014
2 CBCI Centre 1, Ashok Place, Near Gole Dakkhana, New Delhi – 110 001, India.
Tel (O) : (011) 23344470, 23362956, 23344695
Fax (O) : (011) 23364615 (CBCI)
E-mail : cbcisec@gmail.com
Daltonganj Most Rev. Jojo Anand
Apostolic Administrator of Daltonganj
(since July 2016) 

 

Most Rev. Gabriel Kujur SJ 
Bishop Emeritus of Daltonganj
Born:7-Jul-1942
Priestly Ordination:8-May-1978
Episcopal Ordination:8-Jan-1998

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Diocesan Training Centre,
Zulu Park P.B – 14,
P.O. & Dt Hazaribagh,
825 301. Jharkhand.

 

 

Bishop’s House,
Palamau Dt.,
Daltonganj – 822 101.
Jharkhand.Tel: 06562-22 73 49

Dumka Most Rev. Julius Marandi 
Bishop of Dumka
Born:8-Jul-1954
Priestly Ordination:9-Dec-1983
Episcopal Ordination:7-Oct-1997
   

 

 

Bishop’s House,
Dudhani,
Dumka Post
814 101 Jharkhand.

Tel: 06434-22 33 77

 

 

Gumla Most Rev. Paul Alois Lakra 
Bishop of Gumla
Born:11-Jul-1955
Priestly Ordination:6-May-1988
Episcopal Ordination:5-Apr-2006
   

 

 

Bishop’s House,
Gumla Post,
Dist. Gumla,
835 207 Jharkhand.

Tel: 06524-22 33 05

 

 

Hazaribag Most Rev. Jojo Anand 
Bishop of Hazaribagh
Born:17-May-1959
Priestly Ordination:24-Apr-1992
Episcopal Ordination:8-Dec-2012 

 

Most Rev. Charles Soreng SJ
Bishop Emeritus of Hazaribagh

Born:18-Aug-1934
Priestly Ordination:24-Mar-1969
Episcopal Ordination:9-Feb-1990

 

 

Bp Charles-Soreng

Diocesan Training Centre,
Zulu Park P.B – 14,
P.O. & Dt Hazaribagh,
825 301. Jharkhand.Tel(O): 06546-22 23 40
Fax : 22 68 20
Email: hzbhcdhaz@gmail.com

 

St. Xavier’s College, Dr. Camil Bulcke Path, P.O. Box No. 9, Ranchi-834001
Tel(O): 06546-22 23 40
Tel(P): 09431140512
Email(P): bpsoreng@yahoo.co.in
Jamshedpur Most Rev. Felix Toppo SJ 
Bishop of Jamshedpur
Born:21-Nov-1947
Priestly Ordination:14-Apr-1982
Episcopal Ordination:27-Sep-1997
   

 

 

Bishop’s House,
Golmuri Post,
Jamshedpur
831 003 Jharkhand.
Tel: 0657-23 41 279
Email: jsr_bishop@sancharnet.in

 

 

Khunti Most Rev. Binay Kandulna
Bishop of Khunti
Born:28-Jan-1964
Priestly Ordination:23-Apr-1994
Episcopal Ordination:1-May-2009
   

 

Bishop’s House,
P.O. Khunti,
Dt. Ranchi
835 210 Jharkhand.
Email: bkandulna@gmail.com

 

 

Port Blair Most Rev. Aleixo Das Neves Dias SFX 
Bishop of Port Blair
Born:5-Aug-1944
Priestly Ordination:21-Dec-1969
Episcopal Ordination:20-Jan-1985
   

 

Catholic Bishop’s House,
Post Box No. 466,
Junglighat Post, Port Blair
744 103 Andamans.
Tel: 03192-23 04 45
Email: aldasneves@gmail.com

 

 

Simdega Most Rev. Vincent Barwa 
Bishop of Simdega
Born:18-Oct-1932
Priestly Ordination:2-May-1984
Episcopal Ordination:8-Nov-1998
   

 

Bishop’s House,
P.O.Simdega,
Dt Simdega,
835 223 Jharkhand.
Tel: 06525-22 52 68
Email: vincent_barwa@rediffmail.com