Appointments
Appointment of Co-adjutor Bishop of Jhansi (India) (11-05-2024)
The Holy Father has appointed the Reverend Wilfred Gregory Moras, of the clergy of Lucknow, until now rector of Saint Joseph’s Regional Seminary in the diocese of Allahabad, as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Jhansi, India.
 
Curriculum vitae
 
Msgr. Wilfred Gregory Moras was born on 13 February 1969 in Neerude, in the diocese of Mangalore, and studied philosophy and theology at Saint Joseph’s Regional Seminary in the diocese of Allahabad.
 
He was ordained a priest on 27 April 1997 for the diocese of Lucknow.
 
After ordination, he first held the roles of formator at Saint Paul’s Minor Seminary in Lucknow (1997-1999), secretary to the bishop (1999-2002), and deputy head of Saint Ann’s School in Palia (2002-2003). After obtaining a licentiate in missiology from the Pontifical Urban University in Rome (2003-2006), he served as head and director of Saint Francis School and Hostel in Nigohan (2007-2008) and head of Saint Anthony’s School in Barabanki (2008-2013). He received a doctorate in missiology from the Pontifical Urban University in Rome (2013-2016) and went on to serve as director of the Nav Sadhna Regional Pastoral Centre in Varanasi (2017-2021). Since 2021 he has been rector of Saint Joseph’s Regional Seminary in Allahabad.
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Appointment of Bishop of Purnea, (India) (17-02-2024)
Appointment of Bishop of Khandwa, (India) (17-02-2024)
Appointment of Bishop of Nalgonda, (India) (17-02-2024)
Resignation and appointment of Bishop of Indore (India) (17-02-2024)
Appointment of Bishop of Khammam, (India) (17.02.24)
Resignation and appointment of Bishop of Jabalpur, (India) (13-01-2024)
Resignation and appointment of Bishop of Kumbakonam, (India) (13-01-2024)
Appointment of Bishop of Kuzhithurai, (India) (13-01-2024)
Appointment of Bishop of Meerut, (India) (13-01-2024)
Appointment of Bishop of Karwar, (India) (13-01-2024)
Appointment of auxiliary Bishop of Vijayapuram, (India) (13-01-2024)
Resignation and appointment of Bishop of Nashik, (India) (30-12-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Jhabua, (India) (30-12-2023)
Appointment of Co-adjutor Bishop of Aurangabad, (India) (30-12-2023)
Resignation and appointment of Metropolitan Archbishop of Ranchi, (India) (30-12-2023)
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Appointment of Bishop of Daltonganj (India) (30-11-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Kottapuram (India) (30-11-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Amravati (India) (30-11-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Gumla (India) (30-11-2023)
Appointment of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Imphal (India) (07-10-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Sivagangai (India) (21-09-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of the Eparchy of Gorakhpur (India) (26-08-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Jowai (India) (08-07-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Asansol (India) (03-07-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Itanagar (India) (29-06-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Allahabad (India) (17-06-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Balasore (India) (10-05-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Jaipur (India) (22-04-2023)
Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop of Aizawl (India) (30-03-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Poona (India) (25-03-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Nongstoin (India) (04-02-2023)
Appointment of Bishop of Buxar (India) (04-02-2023)
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Appointment of Bishop of Baroda (India) (31-12-2022)
Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop of Shamshabad (Syro-Malabar) (India) (25-08-2022)
Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar) (India) (25-08-2022)
Appointment of Bishop of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankara) (India) (07-05-2022)
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Appointment of Bishop of Krishnagar (India) (30-04-2022)
Appointment of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore (India) (19-03-2022)
Resignation and appointment of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum of the Latins (India) (02-02-2022)
Resignation and election of Metropolitan Archbishop of Tellicherry, India (15-01-2022)
Resignation and election of Bishop of Palghat, India (15-01-2022)
Resignation and appointment of the Bishop of Ambikapur, India (22-12-2021)
Appointment of the Bishop of Jamshedpur, India (01-11-2021)
Resignation and appointment of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Bhopal, India (04-10-2021)
Appointment of the Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi, India (16-07-2021)
Appointment of the Bishop of Tiruchirapalli, India (29-06-2021)
Appointment of the Bishop of Port Blair, India (29-06-2021)
Appointment of the Bishop of Salem, India (31-05-2021)
Resignation and appointment of Bishop of Dibrugarh, India (15-02-2021)
Appointment of Metropolitan Archbishop of Shillong, India (28-12-2020)
Resignation and appointment of Metropolitan Archbishop of Patna, India (09-12-2020)
Resignation and appointment of Metropolitan Archbishop of Hyderabad, India (19-11-2020)
Resignation and appointment of Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra, India (12-11-2020)
Appointment of the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archieparchy of Kottayam(India) (29-08-2020)
Appointment of the Auxiliary Bishop of Tura (India) (24-02-2020)
Election of the Auxiliary Bishop of the Eparchy of Palghat (India) (15-01-2020)
Renunciation of the Bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Kanjirapally (India) and election of the new Eparchial Bishop (15-01-2020)
Elevation of the Apostolic Exarchate of St. Ephrem of Khadki of the Syro-Malankara (India) to the Eparchy and appointment of the first Eparchial Bishop (23-11-2019)
Appointment of the Bishop of Palayamkottai, India (20-11-2019)
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Appointment of the Bishop of the Eparchy of Bijnor, India (30-08-2019)
Appointment of the Bishop of Mandya of the Siro-Malabaresi, India (30-08-2019)
Appointment of the Auxiliary of the Eparchy of Faridabad of the Syro-Malabareans, India (30-08-2019)
Appointment of the Major Archbishop for the Archieparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly, India (30-08-2019)
Appointment of the Bishop of Srikakulam, India (16-07-2019)
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Appointment of Coadjutor Bishop of Baruipur, India (17-05-2019)
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