Mar Joseph Kunnath CMI

Mar Joseph Kunnath CMI
Bishop of Adilabad

Bishop Joseph Kunnath was born on 2 September 1939.  After his High School Education he joined the CMI Congregation and made his first religious profession on 16 May 1961.  He took his graduation - B.Sc. from Bangalore in 1968 and B.Ed. from the Osmania University in 1969.  He was ordained priest on 24 April 1972.  After his ordination he has served as priest-in-charge of Mandamarri, Manncherial, Adilabad, Rallametupalli/Saligaon.  He also worked as the Head Master of Carmel High School, Mandamarri during the period 1974-82.  From 1981-84 he was the CMI Provincial Councillor, from 1990-96, the General Councillor.  He was nominated Bishop of Adilabad on 16 July 1999 and was ordained Bishop on 6 October 1999.

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