Archdiocese of Madurai

Archbishop Pappusamy

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Archbishop Antony Pappusamy

Archbishop's House, K. Pudur, Madurai-625 007, Tamil Nadu, India

(91) 452-2566198, (91) 452-2563330

Fax :(91) 452-2563330

bishopantonyp@yahoo.com, abssecretarymdu@gmail.com

Bishop Antony Pappusamy was born on Oct. 1, 1949 in Marambady in Dindigul diocese. He was ordained a priest on July 7, 1976, and ordained Titular Bishop of Zaba on Feb. 4, 1999. He was appointed the first Bishop of Dindigul on Nov. 10, 2003.

He was the auxiliary bishop of Madurai Archdiocese before becoming the bishop of Dindigul. He is the chairman of Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council's commission for Clergy and Religious.

On July 25, 2014 Pope Francis appointed Bishop Pappusamy as the Archbishop for the archdiocese of Madurai.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Peter Fernando (2003 - 2014 retired)
  • Archbishop Marianus Arokiasamy (1987-2003 )
  • Archbishop Casimir Gnanadickam, SJ (1984 -1987)
  • Archbishop Justin Diraviam (1967-1984 )
  • Archbishop M. John Peter Leonard, SJ (1938-1967)