The Most Reverend
|Archbishop of Hyderabad|
Archbishop Thumma Bala
|Archdiocese||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hyderabad|
|See||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hyderabad|
|Appointed||12 Mar 2011|
|Installed||5 May 2011|
|Other posts||Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Bishop's Council, Chairman of Communication Commission of the Diocese|
|Ordination||21 December 1970|
|Consecration||12 March 1987|
by Samineni Arulappa
|Born||24 April 1944|
Narmetta, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Residence||Archbishop's House, 9-1-17/1, Sardar Patel Road, Secunderabad 500 003, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Previous post||Member of the Pontifical Council for Health Care, Member CBCI Commission for Health care|
|Motto||‘to work in charity and in unity’|
|Reference style||The Most Reverend|
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
|Posthumous style||not applicable|
He was Ordained a Catholic Priest on 21 December 1970.
He was appointed Bishop of Warangal on 17 Nov 1986 by Pope John Paul II. He was Ordained Bishop on 12 March 1987. He was appointed Archbishop of Hyderabad on 12 March 2011 by Pope Benedict XVI and installed as Archbishop of Hyderabad on 5 May 2011. He was attacked by some mob in 2016.
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