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Explore South Asia's ancient dioceses

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The cathedral of the first diocese in India.

St. Thomas the Apostle, who is believed to have arrived on Kerala’s Malabar Coast in 52 AD, is considered the father of the Catholic faith in India.

Christian communities developed and expanded further when European missionaries arrived in the 13th and 14th centuries.

The history of a few ancient dioceses in Asia can be dated back to 13th century pre-Portuguese mission expeditions.

Find out the oldest diocese in India here.

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Religious Congregations, Societies and Institutes

Religious Institutes of Men

  • Canons Regular of Premontre / Order of Premonstratensians / Norbertine Fathers : Opraem
  • Piarist Fathers
  • Society of Don Boscow : SDB
  • Society of Jesus : SJ
  • Society of Mary (Marianist Brothers)
  • Third Order Regular of St. Francis : TOR

Religious Institutes of Women

  • Daughters of St. Anne (Ranchi) : DSA
  • Institute of Calazans (Piarist Sisters)
  • Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians : MSMHC
  • Missionary sisters of the Queen of Apostles : SRA
  • Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross : SCSC
  • Sisters of the Sacred Heart : SSH
  • Society of the Sacred Heart : RSCJ
  • The Congregation of Holy Family : CHF
  • Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk :OSU

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