G.N.B Road, Ambari Guwahati
781 001, Assam, India
Phone: +91- 361- 2547664, Mobile: +91- 943505177
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Bishop John Moolachira was born on Dec.14, 1951 in Puthusserykadavu in the state of Kerala. He was ordained priest on Oct. 23, 1978, in the diocese of Tezpur. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him bishop of Diphu on Feb. 14, 2007. His episcopal ordination was on April 15, 2007. Before becoming a prelate, Bishop Moolachira was doing his higher studies in Rome. He was appointed coadjutor bishop of Guwahati in April 2011. On Jan 21, 2012, he succeeded Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil, SDB, after the pope had accepted his resignation.