Dictionary of Indian Biography/Dalhoff, Right Rev. Theodore, D.D.

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DALHOFF, RIGHT REV. THEODORE, D.D. (1837–)

Second Catholic Archbishop of Bombay : a German, born in Westphalia, April 20, 1837 : entered the Society of Jesus, April 14, 1859 : arrived in India, Jan. 28, 1866 : ordained priest, Dec. 25, 1868 : held several posts of Superiorship at Bandora, St. Xavier's College, Bombay, and St. vincent's High School, Poona : as Vicar-General, on the death of Arch-bishop Porter, administered the diocese : Archbishop of Bombay, Dec. 6, 1891 : consecrated in Bombay Cathedral, Jan. 31, 1892 : in 1891 visited Europe, and again in 1895; built the Church of the Holy Name, Bombay (opened Jan. 15, 1905), with Archiepiscopal Residence and Convent School attached : is proprietor of the Bombay Catholic Examiner (now called the Examiner), a weekly religious paper of wide circulation, now in its fifty-fifth year : still at work in his 69th year.