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Cardinal Cheong

The cathedral of the first diocese in India.

It is believed that Christianity was introduced to India by Thomas the Apostle,
who is said to have reached the Malabar Coast of Kerala in 52 AD.

Christian communities developed and expanded further when
Portuguese missionaries arrived in the 13th and 14th centuries.

History of a few oldest dioceses in India as the cradle of Indian Christianity
can be dated back to the 15th century.

Find out which is the first diocese in India here.

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Religious Institutes of Men

  • Order of Discalced Carmelites :OCD
  • Order of St. Benedict :OSB

Religious Institutes of Women

  • Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa :CSST
  • Congregation of Teresian Carmelites :CTC
  • Daughters of Sacred Heart :DSH
  • Deena Sevana Sabha :DSS
  • Missionaries of Charity :MC
  • Sisters of St. Charles :SCB
  • Sisters of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament :SABS

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