Catholic
Diocese of Shimoga
Karnataka-India

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Welcome to the website of the Shimoga Diocese, India
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DIOCESE OF SHIMOGA
First Bishop of the Diocese
  • ARCHBISHOP IGNATIUS PINTO
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  • EVENTS
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ARCHBISHOP MOST REV. DR. IGNATIUS PINOTO

FORMER PRELATE 1989 - 1998, THE FIRST BISHOP OF SHIMOGA

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Born : May 19, 1925
Ordained Priest : August 8, 1952
Ordained Bishop : January 31, 1989

Installation as
Archbishop of

Bangalore

: November 25, 1998

Residence & Office

 

: Sunet Glow

  No. 4 Palmgrove Road
  Bangalore - 560047

Phone : 080 25573827, 25542859
     
Archbishop Ignatious Pinto
ABOUT BISHOP
On 14th November, 1988 the Rt Rev. Msgr. Ignatius Pinto, Vicar General, Archdiocese of Bangalore was appointed its First Bishop by His Holiness Pope John Paul II through his Apostolic Letter "Bonevolentiam Quidem Nostram." The Episcopal Ordination of the first bishop of Shimoga took place on 31st January,1989, at the Sacred Heart Cathedral ground, Shimoga. He was promoted as Archbishop of Bangalore on 10th September 1998 and installed on 25th November, 1998.
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"Gratitude is the Memory of the Heart..! Most Rev. Ignatius Pinto, Archbishop Emeritus.
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