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)

Interreligious marriage, India's main concern at Synod

Interreligious marriage, India's main concern at Synod Although other countries might not share the pastoral difficulties caused by interreligious marriages, Indian priests observed that “this is a big issue in Asia because we are a minority.”