Former Prelates


Bishop Maurice Bernard Benoit Joseph
Despatures (1940-1942)
Expired on 25 Aug 1963

Archbishop Thomas Pothacamury (1943-1967)
Expired on 18 May 1968

His Eminence Durai Samy Simon
Cardinal Lourdu Samy (1967 – 1971) Expired on 2 June 2014

Archbishop Packiam Arokiaswamy (1972- 1986 )
Expired on 22 May 2003

Most Rev Alphonsus Mathias (1986-1998)
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 (1998-2004)
Residence: Little Sisters of the Poor, Home for the Aged, 26, Hosur Road, Bengaluru 560025
Telephone: 080 – 22273826