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Bishop Ignatius Loyola Ivan Mascarenhas
Bishop Ivan Mascarenhas
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Bishop Ignatius Loyola Ivan Mascarenhas
Bishop's House,
Post Box No 709, Sector - 19 A,
Chandigarh - 160 019, India

Phone: +91 172 - 2773777; 2775777
Fax :+91 172-2781630
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Ignatius Loyola Ivan Mascarenhas of Simla -Chandigarh diocese was born on June 3, 1949, in Kadri of Mangalore diocese in South India. He was ordained priest on Dec. 17, 1977, for Delhi archdiocese. He was appointed bishop on Feb. 10, 2009. On April 3, 2009, he was ordained bishop of Simla- Chandigarh diocese. Prior to his appointment as the bishop, he had been serving as the rector of Regional Propaedutic Seminary in Simla-Chandigarh diocese.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Gerald John Mathias (2000 - transferred to Lucknow)
  • Bishop Gilbert Blaize Rego (1971 - 1999)
  • Bishop Alfred Fernandez (1966 - transferred to Allahabad in 1970)
  • Bishop John Burke (1959 - 1965)

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