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Archbishop Peter Machado was born on May 26, 1954, in Honavar. He was ordained priest on Dec. 8, 1978, for the diocese of Karwar, which was set up in 1976.
He was appointed bishop of Belgaum on Feb. 2, 2006, and was ordained bishop on March 30 that year. Prior to his episcopal appointment, he completed doctoral studies in Rome in canon law and served as procurator, judicial vicar, consultor and secretary of the Karnataka regional bishops’ laity commission.