Portuguese Church (Mumbai)

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Portuguese Church
Church of Our Lady of Salvation, Dadar
Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Salvação, Salvação
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Portuguese Church
19°1′6″N 72°50′11″E / 19.01833°N 72.83639°E / 19.01833; 72.83639Coordinates: 19°1′6″N 72°50′11″E / 19.01833°N 72.83639°E / 19.01833; 72.83639
LocationDadar, Mumbai
CountryIndia
DenominationRoman Catholic
Websitehttp://salvationchurch.in/
History
StatusParish Church
Founded1596
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Charles Correa
Groundbreaking2 February 1973
Administration
ArchdioceseArchdiosese of Bombay
Clergy
ArchbishopOswald Cardinal Gracias
Priest in chargeFr. Barthol Machado

The Church of Our Lady of Salvation, popularly referred to as Portuguese Church, is one of the oldest churches in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India. Located in Dadar, it was originally built in 1596 by the Portuguese Franciscans who called it Nossa Senhora da Salvação.[1] The present structure, designed by famous Indian architect Charles Correa, was constructed between 1974 and 1977.

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