Diocese of Bellary

Bishop D'Souza

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Bishop Henry D'Souza

Cantonment Bellary, Bellary - 583 104, Karnataka, India

9449040314, +91 8392) 240315, 245255 (O)

Fax :+91 8392 240308

hdsouzain@gmail.com , bphousebly@gmail.com

Bishop Henry D'Souza was born on Sept. 9, 1949, in Kinnigoly- Mangalore. He was ordained a priest on May 5, 1976, and was appointed Bishop of Bellary on March 15, 2008. He was ordained as Bishop on June 12, 2008. Before being a bishop he was the Executive Secretary of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India Commission for Social Communication.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph D'Silva (1993-2005)
  • Bishop Ambrose P. Yeddanapalli OFM (1963-1991)
  • Bishop John Forest Hogan OFM (1949-1962)

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