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Cardinal Cheong

The cathedral of the first diocese in India.

It is believed that Christianity was introduced to India by Thomas the Apostle,
who is said to have reached the Malabar Coast of Kerala in 52 AD.

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

History of a few oldest dioceses in India as the cradle of Indian Christianity
can be dated back to the 15th century.

Find out which is the first diocese in India here.

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Diocese of Ahmedabad

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Vicar General

Father Rocky Pinto

Bishop's House, Mirzapur,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001,
India

Phone: (91) 79-25624105

Email: [email protected]

Chancellor

Father Sergio Dias

St. Joseph's Seminary,
16 Sumangal Soc, Memnagar,
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380 009,
India

Phone: (91) 79-27910908

Secretary to the Bishop

Father Avinash Parmar

Bishop's House, Mirzapur,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001, India

Phone: (91) 79-25624717, 25624105

Email: [email protected]

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