Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangalore

in Bengaluru, India



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St. Johns Church Road, Father Servanton Circle, Cleveland Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560005, India
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N12° 59' 33.67716" E77° 36' 40.63392"   (12.9926881, 77.6112872)
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The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangalore (Latin: Archidioecesis Bangalorensis) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in India. It was erected as the Diocese of Bangalore on 13 February 1940 by Pope Pius XII, and elevated to the rank of a metropolitan archdiocese on 19 September 1953, with the suffragan sees of Belgaum, Bellary, Chikmagalur, Gulbarga, Karwar, Mangalore, Udupi, Mysore, and Shimoga.
The archdiocese's mother church and thus seat of its archbishop is the St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral; Bangalore also houses St. Mary's Basilica. Peter Machado was appointed Archbishop of Bangalore by Pope Francis on 19 March 2018.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangalore

Address: St. Johns Church Road, Father Servanton Circle, Cleveland Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560005, India
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