All India Press Release Ref: DS/293/2019 14 January, 2019 Chennai: The Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) established two new Commissions, for Ecology and Small Christian Communities (SCC). The members of the 31st Plenary Assembly of the CCBI held from 7 to 14 January 2019, at Joe Animation Centre, Mahabalipuram, Chennai, Tamilnadu voted in favour of establishing the two Commissions. The Bishops decided to establish a special department for Ecology, as a response toRead More →

Chennai: Most Rev. Dr. Filipe Neri Ferrão, Archbishop of Goa and Daman was elected as the new President of the CCBI by the 31st Plenary Assembly of the National Episcopal Conference of India, at Joe Animation Centre, Mahabalipurm, Chennai, Tamilnadu. He will replace His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias, the Archbishop of Bombay who served the Conference as its President for three terms of two years each from 2013 to 2019. Most Rev. Dr. George AntonysamyRead More →

All India Press Release Ref: DS/292/2019 Chennai: Most Rev. Dr. Filipe Neri Ferrão, Archbishop of Goa and Daman was elected as the new President of the CCBI by the 31st Plenary Assembly of the National Episcopal Conference of India, at Joe Animation Centre, Mahabalipurm, Chennai, Tamilnadu. He will replace His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias, the Archbishop of Bombay who served the Conference as its President for three terms of two years each from 2013 toRead More →

Bangalore 11 January, 2019 (CCBI): Most Rev. Charles Soreng S.J., (84), Bishop Emeritus of Hazaribag, Jharkhand, passed away on Friday, 11 January, 2019 at 8.40 am at Seva Nilaya Health Centre, Ranchi. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, 15 January, 2019 at the Transfiguration of Our Lord Cathedral, Hazaribag at 1pm. He was born on 18 August, 1934 and ordained priest on 24 March, 1969 for the Society of Jesus (SJ). He was appointedRead More →

All India Press Release Ref: DS/291/2019 Chennai: Inaugurating the 31st Plenary Assembly of the conference of the Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) of the Latin Church, in Chennai on 8th January 2019, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro, the Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal, exhorted the Church in India to pay attention to the needs of the humanity. He said, “There is a need for the Church to attend to the needs of humanity, which is theRead More →