Archdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar

Archbishop Barwa

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Archbishop John Barwa

Archbishop's House, 9/16, Satyanagar P.O., Bhubaneswar - 751007 ORISSA

0674-2575225, 25750811, (P): 0674-2575397

Fax :0674-2575397

abjohnb@gmail.com, crcdc1974@yahoo.com

Archbishop John Barwa was born on June 1, 1955. He joined the Divine Word Society in 1976 and was ordained a priest by Archbishop Raphael Cheenath in 1985. He was consecrated Coadjutor Bishop of Rourkela, India, on April 19, 2006. Pope Benedict XVI, hopeful of quelling the violence against Christians in the Indian state of Orissa, appointed him Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar on February 11, 2011.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Raphael Cheenath (1985-2010)
  • Archbishop Henry D'Souza (1974-1985)
  • Paul Tobar Gonsalves, CM (1949-1971)
  • Florencio Sanz Esperanza , C.M. (1939-1949 )