Former Prelates


Bishop Maurice Bernard Benoit Joseph

Despatures  M.E.P. (13th Feb 1940- 6th Sept 1942)
Expired on 25 Aug 1963

Archbishop Thomas Pothacamury (15th Oct, 1943- 10th Jan, 1967)
Expired on 18 May 1968


His Eminence Durai Samy Simon

Cardinal Lourdu Samy (11th Jan, 1967 – 30th Apr, 1971)
Expired on 2 June 2014

Archbishop Packiam Arokiaswamy (6th Dec 1972- December 1986 )
Expired on 22 May 2003


Most Rev Alphonsus Mathias (3rd Dec, 1986- 23rd Mar, 1998)
Residence: St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, John Nagar,

Bengaluru 560 034,
Telephone: 080-25530724(O), 25538990(P)
Fax: 080-25531786
E-mail: mathiasalfonso@yahoo.it

Most Rev Ignatius Paul Pinto (22nd Jul, 1998- 10th Sept, 2004)
Residence: Little Sisters of the Poor, Home for the Aged, 26, Hosur Road, Bengaluru 560025
Telephone: 080 – 22273826