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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Agra

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Ajmer, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bijnor, Gorakhpur, Jaipur, Jhansi, Lucknow, Meerut, Udaipur, Varanasi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jaipur (←), Delhi (↖), Meerut (↑), Bareilly (↗), Lucknow (→), Jhansi (↘), Gwalior (↓)

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History


Special Churches

Jaipur (←), Delhi (↖), Meerut (↑), Bareilly (↗), Lucknow (→), Jhansi (↘), Gwalior (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.02.16 – ...):Archbishop Albert D’Souza (69)Archbishop Albert D’Souza (69)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Agra (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Albert D’Souza (69)Archbishop Albert D’Souza (69)
(2007.02.16 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India)

Born:1945.08.04 (India)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1993.02.07

Bishop of Lucknow (India) (1992.11.21 – 2007.02.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (2007.02.16 – ...)

Cardinal Oswald Gracias (69)Archbishop Oswald Gracias (69) (later Cardinal)
(2000.09.07 – 2006.10.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Paolo della Croce a «Corviale»
Metropolitan Archbishop of Bombay (India)
President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India
President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences
Second Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee
Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

To reconcile all things in Christ

Born:1944.12.24 (India)
Ordained Priest:1970.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.09.16
Created Cardinal:2007.11.24

Titular Bishop of Bladia (1997.06.28 – 2000.09.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay (India) (1997.06.28 – 2000.09.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (2000.09.07 – 2006.10.14)

Second Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee (2002.04 – ...)

President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (2005 – 2011.01.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bombay (India) (2006.10.14 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Paolo della Croce a «Corviale» (2007.11.24 [2008.05.10] – ...)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2008.02.19 – 2010.03.01)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2010.03.01 – 2014.02.12)

President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (2011.10.21 [2012.01.01] – ...)

President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (2013.02 – ...)

Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia (2013.04.13 – ...)

Archbishop Vincent Michael Concessao (78)Archbishop Vincent Michael Concessao (78)
(1998.11.05 – 2000.09.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Delhi (India)

To bear witness to the Lord

Born:1936.09.28 (India)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.04
Consecrated Bishop:1995.04.01

Titular Bishop of Mascula (1995.02.03 – 1998.11.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi (India) (1995.02.03 – 1998.11.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1998.11.05 – 2000.09.07)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2000 – 2004)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Delhi (India) (2000.09.07 – 2012.11.30)

Archbishop Cecil DeSa
(1983.11.11 – 1998.04.16)

Born:1922.11.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1948.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:1971.10.16
Died:2006.10.27 († 83)

Bishop of Lucknow (India) (1971.06.05 – 1983.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1983.11.11 – 1998.04.16)

Archbishop Dominic Romuald Basil Athaide, O.F.M. Cap.
(1956.02.29 – 1982.06.26)

Born:1909.02.07 (India)
Ordained Priest:1932.03.26
Consecrated Bishop:1956.05.20
Died:1982.06.26 († 73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1956.02.29 – 1982.06.26)

Archbishop Evangelista Latino Enrico Vanni, O.F.M. Cap.
(1937.08.21 – 1956)

Born:1878.12.28 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1901.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1916.09.21
Died:1962.05.09 († 83)

Vicar Apostolic of Arabia (United Arab Emirates) (1916.04.15 – 1925)

Titular Archbishop of Tenedus (1916.04.15 – 1937.08.21)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Agra (India) (1930 – 1937.08.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1937.08.21 – 1956)

Titular Archbishop of Bizya (1956 – 1962.05.09)

Archbishop Angelo Raffaele Bernacchioni, O.F.M. Cap.
(1917.08.07 – 1937.08.21)

Born:1854.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1917.12.27
Died:1937.08.21 († 83)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1917.08.07 – 1937.08.21)

Archbishop Charles Joseph Gentili, O.F.M. Cap.
(1898.08.27 – 1917.01.06)

Born:1840.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:1897.06.29
Died:1917.01.06 († 76)

Bishop of Allahabad (India) (1897.03.29 – 1898.08.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1898.08.27 – 1917.01.06)

Archbishop Emmanuel Alfonso van den Bosch, O.F.M. Cap.
(1892.01.02 – 1897.04.27)

Born:1854.06.18 (Belgium)
Consecrated Bishop:1891
Died:1921.10.17 († 67)

Bishop of Lahore (Pakistan) (1890.11.21 – 1892.01.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1892.01.02 – 1897.04.27)

Titular Archbishop of Parium (1897.04.27 – 1921.10.17)

Archbishop Michelangelo Jacobi, O.F.M. Cap.
(1886.09.01 – 1891.10.14)

Born:1812.12.16 (Italy)
Died:1891.10.14 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Pentacomia (1868.02.09 – 1886.09.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Agra (India) (1868.02.09 – 1886.09.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Agra (India) (1886.09.01 – 1891.10.14)

Vicars Apostolic of Agra (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michelangelo Jacobi, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop)
(1868.02.09 – 1886.09.01)

(see above)

Bishop Angelicus Bedenik, O.F.M. Cap.
(1861? – ?)

Consecrated Bishop:1861

Vicar Apostolic of Agra (India) (1861? – ?)

Bishop Gaetano Carli, O.F.M. Cap.
(1849.06.12 – 1860?)

Born:1811.04.25 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1844
Died:1887 († 76)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Agra (India) (1843.08.23 – 1849.06.12)

Titular Bishop of Halmiros (1843.08.23 – 1887)

Vicar Apostolic of Agra (India) (1849.06.12 – 1860?)

Bishop Giuseppe Antonio Borghi, O.F.M. Cap.
(1842 – 1849.06.12)

Born:1803.02.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1827
Consecrated Bishop:1839
Died:1851.07.31 († 48)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan (India) (1838 – 1842)

Titular Bishop of Bethsaida (1838 – 1849.11.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Agra (India) (1842 – 1849.06.12)

Bishop of Cortona (Italy) (1849.11.05 – 1851.07.31)

Vicars Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antonio Pezzoni, O.F.M. Cap.
(1826 – 1841)

Born:1777 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1826
Died:1844 († 67)

Vicar Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan (India) (1826 – 1841)

Bishop Zenobio Benucci, O.F.M. Cap.
(1820 – 1824.06.24)

Born:1779 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1823
Died:1824.06.24 († 45)

Vicar Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan (India) (1820 – 1824.06.24)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.29

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