ST. JOSEPH'S CATHEDRAL
Msgr. Caprotti Pietro PIME laid the foundation for St. Joseph’s Church.
Fr. Malberti Lungi PIME took charge of the Parish.
The main building which was opened for worship on Christmas eve.
Hyderabad was erected as a diocese.
Pope Leo XIII notified St. Joseph’s Church to be the Cathedral of the diocese.
The Towers and Facade of the Church completed.
5(out of 18) bells shipped from Milan were installed. All the statues, the beautiful mural carvings of the 14 stations of the cross and various artifacts were imported from Italy.
Msgr. Dionigi Vismara PIME invited the Franciscan Brothers to Administer All Saint’s School.
HEH Mir Osman Ali Khan, the 7th Nizam of Hyderabad gifted the clock, the oil paintings of the Madonna by Murillo, Chandeliers and furniture.
Diocese was handed over to the native clergy, when Bishop Mark Gopu became its first Bishop and later Archbishop of the Metropolitan See.
The Cathedral had its first native Parish Priest Msgr. Algred Fernandez.
Under the guidance of Archbishop Marampudi Joji, renovation and re-roofing of the Cathedral was undertaken.