Roman Catholic Church – Manikbathan
Roman Catholic Church
P.O. Paharpur (Saraoni Bazar),
Dt. Godda- 814 156,
Phone: 06422-264007, 09431154025.
Parish Priest – Fr. Vincent Murmu.
Church Established – 1998
Originally part of Sundermur. Fr. Joseph Kunnupuram started the place in 1996. Fr. Joseph P.K. 1997-2005; Fr. George Valson (2005- ). Number of baptisms 355. Number of families 70; villages 10. Distance from Bhagalpur 96 k.m. A multipurpose hall serves as a church where Sunday services are conducted; Poro separated from Manikbathan in 2004.