Diocese of Agartala

Bishop Monteiro

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Bishop Lumen Monteiro

Jeevajyothi Diocesan Centre Airport Road, Durjoynagar PO Agartala - 799 009 Tripura, India

+91- 381- 2342401 (o) +91-381- 2342403 (p), Mobile: +91- 9436122085

Fax :+91-381 -2342969


Holy Cross Bishop Lumen Monteiro was born on Feb. 1, 1952, in Calangute, Goa Archdiocese. He was ordained a priest on Oct. 28, 1980, in the congregation of the Holy Cross (CSC). He was appointed Bishop of Agartala on Jan. 11, 1996, and was installed five months later on May 26. Boshop Monteiro serves as chairman of the North Eastern Diocesan Social Forum and as a representative of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (Latin rite) on the Governing Body of Caritas India.