Diocese of Nellore

Bishop Prakasam

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Bishop Moses Doraboina Prakasam

Bishop's House, Santhapet, Nellore-524001, Andhra Pradesh, India

(+86) 1-2331038/2320191

Fax :(+86) 1-2323950


Bishop Moses Doraboina Prakasam was born on Oct. 2, 1957, in Mariapuram, Kadapa District. He was ordained a priest on April. 7, 1983, and was appointed Bishop of Nellore on July 26, 2002. His episcopal ordination was on Aug. 28, 2002. Bishop Moses Doraboina Prakasam is Chairman of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Class Commission of the Andhra Pradesh Bishops Council. Furthermore he is Chairman of Amruthavani, Regional Communication Centre.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop P C Balaswamy (1974-2007)
  • Bishop Thumma Showry (1970-1973)
  • Bishop William Bouter, MHM (1929-1970)

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