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Filipe Neri António Sebastião do Rosário Ferrão (born January 20, 1953 in Aldona, Goa, India) is the seventh Roman Catholic Patriarch of the East Indies and thirty-fifth Archbishop (thirty-seventh bishop) of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman, India.

Rosário Ferrão was ordained priest on October 28, 1979. He was created Auxiliary Bishop of Goa and Daman and titular bishop of Vanariona on December 20, 1993. On December 12, 2003 he was created Archbishop of Goa and Daman and Patriarch of the East Indies by Pope John Paul II, upon the resignation of the sixth Patriarch, Raul Nicolau Gonçalves.

Controversy

Antisemitism

In 2009 Goa archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao tutored 11 seminarians in publishing a book about Israeli tourists in Goa, the book followed traditional Antisemitic stereotypes when referring to Jews or Israelis. In the opening chapter, brother Myron Jeson Barretto described how the priests studied Israelis tourists in undercover operations and said: "We had to follow them as the cat follows the rat."


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