Bishop Felix Toppo

# Rev. Felix Toppo, S.J., is the present shepherd of the Roman Catholic diocese of Jamshedpur.

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21 November, 1947

14 April, 1982

27 December, 1990

18 July, 1997

27 September, 1997

Bishop’s House P.O. Golmuri, Jamshedpur – 831003 Jharkhand, India

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Biography of Most Rev. Felix Toppo, SJ



Most Rev. Felix Toppo, SJ, D.D., is the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India, for the past 15 years. He is also the Chairman of the Commission of Clergy and Religious of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India, Chairman of the National Vocation Service Centre (NVSC), which is an institute of CBCI, one of the three members of the Commission for Vocations, Seminarians, Clergy and Religious, which is part of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India. He further render his services as the Vice-Chairman of the BIJHAN Regional Bishop’s Council, Chairman of the BIJHAN Commission of Seminary, Clergy and Religious, Chairman of the BIJHAN Social Service Society for Jharkhand State, Vice-Chancellor of St. Albert’s College, Ranchi, the Major Seminary of the Region. As he gives his services in various capacities, he makes all effort to create a vibrant Church at the tribal belt of the northern India, keeping the traditions and customs of the people.

Under his pastoral care the Diocese of Jamshedpur has grown immensely. He erected 12 New Parishes with Schools, established new mission centers, number of Dispensaries and hostels.

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