Diocese of Tezpur

Bishop Akasius Toppo

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Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo

Bishop's House, Post Box No. 33 Tezpur - 784 001, Sonitpur - Assam India

+ 91- 3712- 220 193 (office) +91- 3712- 230 181(personal), Mobile: +91- 9435082361

Fax :+91- 3712- 220 571

bhousetz@hotmail.com (office) bpmtoppo@gmail.com (personal)

Bishop Michael Akasius Toppo was born on May 8, 1955 in Gormara, Dhekiajuli Parish in Tezpur Diocese. He was ordained a priest on Jan 26, 1986 in the diocese of Tezpur. He was appointed Bishop of Tezpur on Dec 3, 2007 and was ordained on March 2, 2008. Before becoming a prelate Bishop Toppo was the chancellor and financial administrator of the diocese. He is presently the Chairman of Education Commission in northeastern regional bishop council.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Emeritus Robert Kerketta, S.D.B. (1980 - 2007)
  • Bishop Joseph Mittathany (1969 -1980)
  • Bishop Orestes Marengo, S.D.B. (1964 -1969)