Archbishop of Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh, India

BISHOP'S HOUSE Maharanipeta (P.O.)

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh India

Archbishop of Visakhapatnam

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Visakhapatnam/Vizag/Vishakhapatnam (Latin: Visakhapatnamen(sis)) is an Archdiocese located in the city of Visakhapatnam in India.

Claretian Missionary Fathers(CMF) entered the diocese in the year 1888. In 1845 Rome entrusted to the MSFS a vast area of Eastern and Central India with the headquarters at Visakhapatnam. The first group of MSFS landed on the East coast of India on 8 September 1845. The order of Friars Minor Capuchins. A Novitiate was opened in India in 1922 thus planting the order in the Indian soil.(Chinna Waltair) Society of Jesus(K.D. Peta) Congregation of the Missions (C.M) Vincentians (Ukkunagaram)