Diocese of Amravati

Bishop Gonsalves

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Bishop Elias Gonsalves

Bishop's House, Post Box - 224, Amravati (Camp P.O)., Postal code: 444 602, Maharashtra, India

+91- 721- 2663171 (office), +91- 94231 23115

Fax :+91- 721- 2666403

eliasg4@hotmail.com, amravatidio@gmail.com

Bishop Elias Gonsalves was born on July 4, 1961, in Chulne, Maharashtra state. He was ordained to the priesthood on April 11, 1990. He has a bachelor's degree in history and economics from Bombay University and a diploma in social development and community building from the Coady Institute in Nova Scotia, Canada. He has served as pastor of several parishes and was the dean of Raigad deanery. On July 11, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Amravati Diocese. Before his appointment as bishop, he was the director of Social Work of the archdiocese of Bombay.