Most Rev Joseph Mittathany (91) is no more.


Most Rev Joseph Mittathany (91) is no more.

He died at CMC Hospital, Imphal this morning on 11 July 2022. The funeral is scheduled for Thursday (14 July 2022) at 10 am.

Requiem Mass will be at 5.30pm today, at St Joseph's cathedral, Mantripukhri.

Dates and time for the funeral and other formality will be made known shortly.


He was born at Kalikavu, Kerala on 12 July 1931. He was ordained priest on 23 April 1959. He was elected Bishop of Tezpur on 26 June 1969, bishop of Imphal on 21 April 1980 and appointed Archbishop of Imphal on 1 August 1995. He retired on 12 July 2006.

Tomorrow is his birthday; he is just completing 91.

Priest for 63 year

Bishop for 53 years

Archbishop for 27 years

May his soul rest peace.

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