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  • When the voyage was resumed, the ship touched at Malindi and Sokotra, and reached Goa on May 6th, 1542.
  • It was designed as a training school to feed the Indian mission of which Francis Xavier had already taken the oversight, while a seminary at Goa was the second institution founded outside Rome in connexion with the Society.
  • Having failed in an attack upon Calicut, he seized Goa, which from 1530 became the capital of Portuguese India.
  • Joao d'Albuquerque, bishop of Goa, he asked his permission to officiate in the diocese, and at once began walking through the streets ringing a small bell, and telling all to come, and send their children and servants, to the "Christian doctrine" or catechetical instruction in the principal church.
  • In India he established a diocesan hierarchy, with seven archbishoprics, the archbishop of Goa taking precedence with the rank of patriarch.
 

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