Diocese of Jalpaiguri

Bishop Tirkey

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Bishop Clement Tirkey

Bishop's house, Mohitnagar, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India

(+35) 61-255371; Mobile: 09434012947

Fax :(+35) 61- 255370

bishjal@gmail.com

Bishop Clement Tirkey was born on Sept. 12, 1947, in Jokbahla parish in Jashpur diocese, central Indian Chhattisgarh state. He was ordained a priest on March 21, 1978, and was appointed Bishop of Jalpaiguri on Jan. 31, 2006. His episcopal ordination was on April 23, 2006. Before his present post he was Vicar General and Social service director of the neighboring Bagdogra diocese in West Bengal state.
Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
Phone: (+35) 61-255371; Mobile: 09434012947

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop James A. Toppo (1971 - 2004 )
  • Bishop Francis Ekka (1968 - 1971-- then transferred to Raigarh - Ambikapur diocese in central India )
  • Bishop Ambrose Galbiati (PIME) (1952 - 1967)

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