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Archdiocese of Karachi

Archbishop Evarist Pinto
Archbishop Evarist Pinto
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Archbishop Evarist Pinto
Archbishop's House St. Patrick's Cathedral, Shahrah-e-Iraq, Saddar, Karachi, Pakistan
+92 213-2781533
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Archbishop Evarist Pinto was born on Dec. 31, 1933 in Goa, India. He was ordained a priest on Jan. 6, 1968. Pope John Paul II appointed him as Auxiliary Bishop of Karachi Archdiocese on Feb. 26, 2000. His Episcopal ordination was on April 25, 2000. On Nov. 20, 2002, the pope appointed him Apostolic Administrator of Karachi. On Jan. 5, 2004, the bishop was appointed Archbishop of Karachi.

A doctorate in theology, he has written 18 books in English, four of them translated in Urdu (National language). He fluently speaks almost 10 languages including English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Italian, German, French and Konkani. On Jan. 25, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI accepted his resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese upon having reached the age limit.
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