Benedict Ganesh Singh

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Benedict Ganesh Singh (2 December 1927 – 12 September 2018) was a Guyanese Roman Catholic bishop.

Singh was born in Lusignan, Demerara, Guyana[1] and was ordained to the priesthood in 1954. He served as titular bishop of Arsennaria and was auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Georgetown, Guyana, from 1971 to 1972. He then served as bishop of the diocese from 1972 to 2003.[2] He was the first native born Guyanese bishop.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Bishop Benedict Singh passes away". Stabroek News. 12 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2018. 
  2. ^ Diocese of Georgetown
  3. ^ "First Guyanese Catholic Bishop Benedict Singh passes away". Stabroek News. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2018. 
  4. ^ Chabrol, Denis (12 September 2017). "Former Roman Catholic Bishop Benedict Singh dies". Demerara Waves. Retrieved 13 September 2018.