Archdiocese of Delhi

Archbishop Couto

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Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto

Bishop's House Civil Lines P.O. Jalandhar City Punjab - 144001 India

+91-181-2223987 (o); +91-181-6577599 (p), 09915667891

Fax :+91-181-2243987; 2222634

bishopanil@vsnl.net, diojal@vsnl.com

Bishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto was born on Sept. 22, 1954 in Goa archdiocese. He was ordained a priest for Delhi archdiocese on Feb. 8, 1981. Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi on Jan. 17, 2001, he was ordained bishop on March 11, 2001. He was transferred as Bishop of Jalandhar on Feb. 24, 2007 and he took charge of it on April 15, 2007. Prior to his appointment as the Auxiliary Bishop, he served as the rector of the Delhi archdiocesan minor seminary. Presently, he serves as the chairman of the Conference of the Catholic Bishops' of India (CCBI - of the Latin Rite) for Ecumenism. He also serves as a member of the Commission for Inter Religious Dialogue of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI).

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