BISHOP PAUL MAIPAN (Bishop of Khammam)
Bishop Paul Maipan was born of Davassy and Annam Maipan on 4th February 1944 at Manickamangalam, Kalady in Ernakulam District. After his school education at St Augustine’s U.P. School, Thuravoor and N.S.S. H.S. Manickamangalam, young Paul Maipan had his seminary formation for two years in the minor seminary Ettumannoor, Kottayam and for six years in the Major Seminary Hyderabad. He was ordained priest on January 9th 1971 at Manickamangalam church for the diocese of Visaghapattanam.
On 22nd August 1997 he was consecrated bishop of Khammam diocese by Rt. Dr. Mariadas Bishop of Visakapattanam.