most rev.
chinnabathini bhagyaiah

Bishop of Guntur


1995-2002:      Director of the Kolping Centre & in charge of the Diocesan Youth Centre.
2002-2003:      parish priest of St. Joseph’s Church, Kodad.
2003-2005:      Assistant parish priest in a parish in England.
2006-2007:      Parish priest in a parish Germany
2007-2011:      Parish priest at St. Mary’s Church, Hannover, Germany
2011- 2016:     Parish priest at the Infant Jesus Shrine, Miryalaguda

Pope Francis on June 25, 2016, appointed Fr. Bhagyaiah Chinnabathini as the new Bishop of Guntur diocese.

About Me

 Served Nalgonda diocese and abroad in various capacities and later also served in Germany as chaplain at Herford (1994-1995).


Philosophy & Theology:  St. John’s Regional Seminary in Hyderabad
Master’s Degree: Literature from Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Date of Ordination:               May 3, 1983
Date of Consecration:           June 25, 2016

TCBC Vice – President and
Vice – Chairman of Amruthavani


Bishop's House,
Chandramouli Nagar,
Guntur - 522007, A.P., India

Date of Birth

 Sept, 19, 1956.


  Priest of Nalgonda diocese, Telangana

Birth Place

   Motakondur –Yadagirigutta Mandal.