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St. Gregory's High School is a Catholic High School founded in Dhaka, British India, in 1882 by Father Gregory de Groote, a Belgian Benedictine priest. The school, located on Subhas Bose Avenue of Luxmibazar , in old Dhaka, was named after Pope Gregory I (540-604 A.D.) who is also a saint.Due to funding crisis, this school could not continue long. In 1888, the American priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross took over the Vicariate of East Bengal from the Benedictine Fathers. At the time, Mr. and Mrs. Wise who were Protestants ran a school at present Wiseghat area near the River Buriganga. In this school, most of the students were of European and Anglo-Indian Catholic communities.Anglican and Baptist pastors were allowed to teach religion at this school. Father Francis Boers,C.S.C. tried many times to be a teacher of Catholic religion to the Catholic students at the... Read More...