Bangalore 12 December, 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Excellency Most Rev. Addagatla Innayya (81) as Bishop of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, 12 December, 2018.
Bishop Addagatla Innayya was born on 2 May 1937 in Ravipadu in Srikakulam Diocese and was ordained priest on 4 January 1965. He was appointed as Bishop of Nalgonda on 17 April, 1989 and was ordained as Bishop on 29 June 1989. Later he was transferred and appointed as the first Bishop of Srikakulam on 1 July, 1993. He was the Chairman of the Education Commission of the Telugu Bishops Council. He is a priest for 53 years and a Bishop for 29 years.