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01.

Rt. Rev. Thomas De Castro (Vicar Apostolic)

1674 - 1684

02.

Rt. Rev. Bernardine of St Agnes, O.C.D. (Vicar Apostolic)

1845 - 1853

03.

Rt. Rev. Michael Antony of St Louis, O.C.D. (Vicar Apostolic)

1853 - 1870

04.

Rt. Rev. Mary Ephrem of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, O.C.D. (Vicar Apostolic)

1870 - 1873

05.

Most Rev. Nicholas Maria Pagani, S.J.

1878 - 1895

06.

Most Rev. Abundius Cavadini, S.J.

1895 - 1910

07.

Most Rev. Paul Perini, S.J.

1910 - 1928

08.

Most Rev. Valerian J. D'Souza

1928 - 1930

09.

Most Rev. Victor R. Fernandes

1931 - 1955

10.

Most Rev. Basil Salvadore Peres

1955 - 1958

11.

Most Rev. Raymond D'Mello

1959 - 1964

12.

Most Rev. Basil Salvadore D'Souza

1965 - 1996

13.

Most Rev. Aloysius Paul D'Souza

1996 -2018

14.

Most Rev. Peter Paul Saldanha

2018-

 



List of Prelates of Kanara & Diocese of Mangalore

 

1. Bishop Thomas De Castro

 

    Vicar Apostoic  :  1674-1684.

    Died at Mangalore on July 16, 1684.

    Buried at Milagres.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

2. Bishop Bernardine of St. Agnes, O.C.D.

 

    Pro-Vicar Apostolic  :  1845-1853.

    Died at Rome on March 13, 1853.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

3. Bishop Michael Antony of St. Louis O.C.D.

 

    Vicar Apostolic  :  1853-1870.

    Resigned the See in 1870.

    Died in Quilon 1878.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

4. Bishop Mary Ephrem of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, O.C.D.

 

    Vicar Apostolic  :  1870-1873.

    Died at Mangalore, April 10, 1873.

    Buried at the Cathedral.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

5. Bishop Nicholas Maria Pagani S.J.

 

    Pro-Vicar Apostolic  :  1878-1885.

    Became Vicar Apostolic and was consecrated Bishop on October 25, 1885.

    On proclamation of Hierarchy for India became First Bishop of Mangalore on September 1, 1886.

    Died at Mangalore on April 30, 1895; buried at the Cathedral.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


6. Bishop Abundius Cavadini S.J.

 

    Bishop of Mangalore  :  1895-1910.

    Died at Ootacamund on 26th March 1910.

    Buried at the Cathedral.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

7. Bishop Paul Perini S.J.

 

    Bishop of Mangalore  :  1910-1923,

    when he was transferred to the newly constituted Bishopric of Calicut,
    but continued as Administrator Apostolic of Mangalore 1923-1928.

    Died at Bangalore on June 28, 1932.

    Buried at the Calicut Cathedral, June 30, 1932.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

8. Bishop Valerian J. D'Souza

 

    Bishop of Mangalore  :  1928-1930.

    Died at Waterford, Ireland, 14th August, 1930.

    Buried at the Cathedral, 29th September 1930.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

9. Bishop Victor R. Fernandes

 

    Bishop of Mangalore  :  1931-1955.

    Died on 4.1.1955.

    Buried at the Cathedral.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

10. Bishop Basil S. T. Peres.

 

    Coadjutor Bishop to Bishop Victor Fernandes.

    Bishop of Mangalore  :  1955-1958.

    Died on 28.4.1958.

    Buried at Rosario Cathedral.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

11. Bishop Raymond D'Mello.

 

    Bishop of Mangalore  :  1959-1964.

    Transferred to Allahabad in 1964.

    Died on 24.11.1971.

    Buried in Allahabad Cathedral.

 

 


 

 

12. Bishop Basil S. D'Souza.

 

    Bishop of Mangalore  :  1965-1996.

    Died on 5.9.1996.

    Buried on 9.9.1996 at Rosario Cathedral.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

13. Bishop Aloysius Paul D'Souza.

 

    Bishop of Mangalore from 1996.

    Ordained Auxilary Bishop on 15.5.1996, by Bishop Basil D'Souza.

    He became the Administrator of the Diocese on 13.9.1996.

    Became Bishop of the Diocese on 18.12.1996.

    He was installed as Bishop of Mangalore on 27.12.1996.

 

 

 

 


 

 

13. Bishop Peter Paul Saldanha

 

    Bishop of Mangalore from 2018

   

    He was installed as Bishop of Mangalore on 15.09.2018

 

 

 

 

 



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