Who is the first bishop of India?
Vedanayakam Samuel Azariah, (born Aug. 17, 1874, Vellalanvillai, India—died Jan. 1, 1945, Dornakal), first Indian bishop of the Anglican Church in India. He was the son of an Indian clergyman and was educated at the Madras Christian College.
Who is the head of bishops in India?
|His Eminence Oswald Gracias|
|Archbishop of Bombay President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India|
|Gracias in 2014|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
How many Catholic bishops are there in the United States?
The 260 American bishops control an empire of nearly 14,000 schools, 600 seminaries, 18,000 parishes, 950 hospitals, and 260 orphanages.
What is the salary of a Catholic bishop?
All bishops in the United States receive the same salary, according to a formula set by the General Conference. The salary for United States bishops for 2016 is $150,000. In addition, each bishop is provided an episcopal residence.
Who were the first bishops?
Edward Partridge was called to be the first bishop of the Church. (See D&C 41:9; D&C 41:preface.)