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Diocese of Karwar

Bishop Derek Fernandes
Bishop  Derek  Fernandes
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Bishop Derek Fernandes
Bishop's House, Puneeth Sadan, Shirwad, Karwar - 581 306, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka, India
+ 91 8382 282363 (Personal), + 91 8382 282364 (Office), Mobile: 94480 14136
Fax :+ 91 8382 282452
[email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Derek Fernandes was born on May 14, 1954 and ordained a priest on May 5, 1979. He was appointed Bishop of Karwar on Feb. 24, 2007 and ordained on April 20, 2007. He succeeded bishop emeritus Bishop William Leonard D'Mello who was the first Bishop of Karwar from the inception of the diocese in 1976. Bishop Derek Fernandes was serving as the diocesan social service director at the time of his appointment.

Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Derek Fernandes (64), as the new Bishop of Belgaum on 1 May, 2019.
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