Diocese of Ambikapur

Bishop Minj

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Bishop Patras Minj

Bishop's House, Funduldihari - 497110, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India

(91) 7774-231032; (91) 7774-230063; mobile: (91) 98261-46001

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Bishop Patras Minj, SJ was born on Dec. 23, 1944, in Raigarh-Ambikapur Diocese. He was ordained a priest for the diocese on April 30, 1977, and was appointed Bishop of Ambikapur on Aug. 14, 1996, after Raigarh and Ambikapur had become separate dioceses. His episcopal ordination took place on Oct. 18 that year. Prior to that, Bishop Minj served as head of the Jesuits' Madhya Pradesh Province.

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