Bishop Agnelo Gracias Appointed as the Apostolic Administrator of Jalandhar

Bishop Agnelo Gracias Appointed as the Apostolic Administrator of Jalandhar
News on 20 Sep , 2018
Bangalore 20 September, 2018 (CCBI): Holy Father Pope Francis has received the request of Bishop Franco Mulakkal to be temporarily relieved of his Pastoral responsibilities in the diocese of Jalandhar. Having considered all circumstances the Holy Father has accepted this request of Bishop Mulakkal and appointed His Excellency Most. Rev. Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias, (79), Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus...
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Most Rev. Joseph Minj, Bishop Emeritus of Simdega Passed Away

Most Rev. Joseph Minj, Bishop Emeritus of Simdega Passed Away
News on 16 Aug , 2016
Bangalore 16 August, 2018 (CCBI) Most Rev. Joseph Minj (85) Bishop Emeritus of Simdega diocese, Jharkhand, passed away on 16 August, 2018 at 7.30am at Shanti Bhawan Medical Centre Biru, Simdega. The funeral will be on 17 August, 2018 at 11 am at St. Anne Cathedral, Samtoli, Simdega. Bishop Joseph Minj was born on 17 October, 1932 and was ordained priest on 10 July, 1960. He was appointed as the...
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Bishop Devadass Ambrose Appointed as the Apostolic Administrator of Tiruchirapallli

Bishop Devadass Ambrose Appointed as the Apostolic Administrator of Tiruchirapallli
News on 14 Jul , 2018
Bangalore 14 July, 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Excellency Most Rev Antony Devotta (75) Bishop of Tiruchirapalll from the Pastoral care and has appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Devdass Ambrose Mariadoss (70), Bishop of Thanjavur as Apostolic Administrator Sede Vacante of Tiruchirapalli. This ecclesiastical provision was made public in Rome on Saturd...
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Fr. Peter Paul Saldanha Appointed as the New Bishop of Mangalore

Fr. Peter Paul Saldanha Appointed as the New Bishop of Mangalore
News on 3 Jul , 2018
Bangalore 3 July, 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Excellency Most Rev. Aloysius Paul D’Souza from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Mangalore, according to Canon Law 401 § 1, and has appointed Rev. Fr. Peter Paul Saldanha (54), of the clergy of Mangalore, until now Professor at the Pontifical Urbanian University in Rome, as the new Bishop of Mangalore. ...
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Bp. Sebastian Kallupura Appointed as the Coadjutor Bishop of Patna

Bp. Sebastian Kallupura Appointed as the Coadjutor Bishop of Patna
News on 29 Jun , 2018
Bangalore 29 June, 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness, Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Sebastian Kallupura (64), until now Bishop of Buxar, Bihar as Coadjutor Bishop of the Archdiocese of Patna. This ecclesiastical provision was made public in Rome on Friday, 29th June, 2018, at noon local time, corresponding to 15:30 hours, Indian Standard Time. His Excellency Most. Rev. Sebastian K...
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