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    Jubilee Year of Mercy
    December 8,2015 - November 20,2016
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WELCOME TO THE DIOCESE OF BAREILLY

The Catholic Mission in Northern India takes its origin from the arrival of the Jesuit Missionaries in Fathepur Sikri in the year 1580 at the invitation of the Mugul Emperor Akbar.were in Rajasthan, but the ruler there did not encourage the Christian message to spread. The Jesuit Missionaries were invited to Patna in 1620.


Our Patron

Born to the nobility, Alphonsus was a child prodigy; he became extremely well-educated, and received his doctorate in law from the University of Naples at age 16. He had his own legal practice by age 21, and was soon one of the leading lawyers in Naples, though he never attended court without having attended Mass first. He loved music...Read More

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Rev. Bishop. Ignatius D’ Souza

Bishop

Pope Francis on Friday 11th July 2014 appointed Rev. Fr. Ignatius D’ Souza, Vicar General of the Diocese of Lucknow, as the new Bishop of Bareilly succeeding Bishop Anthony Fernandes whose resignation has been accepted. Read More

Rev. Bishop. Anthony Fernandes

FORMER BISHOP

Welcome , Diocese of Bareilly situated in the three districts of Uttar Pradesh state and six districts of Uttarakhand State. On behalf of all the priests, men and women religious, Catechists and lay faithful I extend a hearty welcome to you.

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