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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 Jhansi

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Vicar General

Msgr. Sahayanathan

Bishop's House, 4 Cantt
284001, Jhansi,
Uttar Pradesh, India

Phone: 0510 2471 391, 9415112479, 8127538947

Email: [email protected]

Financial Administrator

Fr. Vincent Albert

Secretary to the Bishop

Fr. J.M. Vianney

Phone: 9453905242

Email: [email protected]

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