St. Peter’s day was organized by Rev. Fr. Clevan Gomes, the Mission Director of Shahapur, and his parish team on 29 June 2022. Fr David D’Souza, the rector of the Minor Seminary, presided over the Adoration, and Rev Fr Santhosh Dais, the dean of the Gulbarga Diocese, celebrated the Holy Eucharist and proclaimed the Word […]
MOST REV. ROBERT MICHAEL MIRANDA
BISHOP OF GULBARGA
The Diocese of Gulbarga was erected by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI on 24th June 2005 as a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Bangalore. It was formally inaugurated on 18th August 2005 on the occasion of the Episcopal Ordination of Mons. Robert Miranda the first bishop of the newly formed diocese. This Diocese consists of four civil districts of North Karnataka, namely Bidar, Gulbarga, Bijapur and Yadgir – all considered to be the most backward area of the state. At present we have 7,729 Catholics as against 7.2 million people in the diocese.