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Archdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar

Archbishop John Barwa
Archbishop Barwa
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Archbishop John Barwa
Archbishop's House,
9/16, Satyanagar P.O.,
Bhubaneswar - 751007 Orissa

Phone: 0674-2575225, 25750811, (P): 0674-2575397
Fax :0674-2575397
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Archbishop John Barwa was born on June 1, 1955. He was ordained priest in 1985. Archbishop Barwa was consecrated coadjutor bishop of Rourkela on April 19, 2006. Hopeful of quelling violence against Christians in the Indian state of Orissa, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar on Feb. 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 )
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