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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 Buxar

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Vicar General

Fr. James Amakatt

Bishop's House,
Nayee Bazar, Buxar P.O. & Dist.
Bihar - 802 101- India

Phone: 9771856697

Email: [email protected]

Chancellor

Fr. James Amakatt

Financial Administrator

Fr. Leo Rex IMS

Sewa Dham/Bishop's House,
Nai Bazar, Buxar P.O.,
Bihar-802101

Phone: 9455253675

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Judicial Vicar

Fr. James Amakatt

Secretary to the Bishop

Fr. James Amakatt

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