Diocese of Purnea

Bishop Kujur, S.J

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Bishop Angelus Kujur, S.J

Bishop's House, Maharajaji Hata, Purnea P.O. & District, Bihar 854301, India

09430968675, +91 6454 226638

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Bishop Angelus Kujur, S.J. was born on July 14, 1946 at Mundaltoli, Simdega Diocese, Jharkhand. He was ordained a priest on April 13, 1980 in Dumka, Jharkhand. He was appointed as Bishop of Purnea on Jan. 20, 2007. His Episcopal Ordination was on April 18, 2007. His previous appointments were: Master of Novices at Jesu Jaher, Dumka from 1986-89 and 1996 -99. He was the Provincial of Dumka and Raiganj province from 1989-95. From 2001-07, he was the Superior and director of spirituality centre Jeevan Dhara, Raiganj.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Vincent Barwa (1998-2004, Appointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi)

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