Henry Sebastian D'Souza

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Henry Sebastian D'Souza (20 January 1926 – 27 June 2016) was an Indian Roman Catholic bishop.

Born in Igatpuri, D'Souza was ordained priest in 1948. He became Bishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar in 1974 and was named coadjutor Archbishop of Calcutta in 1985. D'Souza retired in 2002 as Archbishop of Calcutta and started the Life Ascending- a monthly newsletter for the elderly. He died at the age of 90 in 2016 at Vianney Home, Kolkata.[1][2] He was the Archbishop of Calcutta (Kolkata) when Saint Mother Teresa was in her later years and upon her death in the year 1997, helped initiate and support her sainthood.


  1. ^ "Archbishop Henry Sebastian D'Souza". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Kolkata's Archbishop Emeritus Dr Henry S D'Souza passes away". Daiji World Media. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016.