Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hyderabad

Archdiocese of Hyderabad
Archidioecesis Hyderabadensis
Country India
Area 25,319 km2 (9,776 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
89,900 (0.7%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral St. Joseph’s Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Thumma Bala
St. Josephs, the seat of the Archbishop of Hyderabad

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hyderabad (Latin: Hyderabaden(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Hyderabad in India.



  • 1851: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Hyderabad from the Apostolic Vicariate of Madras
  • September 1, 1886: Promoted as Diocese of Hyderabad
  • September 19, 1953: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hyderabad


  • Archbishops of Hyderabad (Latin Rite)
    • Archbishop Thumma Bala (since March 12, 2011)
    • Archbishop Marampudi Joji (January 29, 2000 – August 27, 2010)
    • Archbishop Samineni Arulappa (December 6, 1971 – January 29, 2000)
    • Archbishop Joseph Mark Gopu (September 19, 1953 – February 28, 1971)
  • Bishops of Hyderabad (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Joseph Mark Gopu (later Archbishop) (January 8, 1953 – September 19, 1953)
    • Bishop Alphonsus Beretta, P.I.M.E. (December 23, 1950 – January 8, 1953)
    • Bishop Dionigi Vismara (May 11, 1909 – February 19, 1948)
    • Bishop Pierre-André Viganò, P.I.M.E. (October 25, 1897 – May 11, 1909)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Hyderabad (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Daniel Murphy (later Archbishop) (May 20, 1851 – November 14, 1865)

Suffragan dioceses



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