Fr. Athanasius Rethna Swamy New Bishop of Ahmedabad

Fr. Athanasius Rethna Swamy New Bishop of Ahmedabad
News on 29 Jan , 2018
Bangalore 29 January, 2018 (CCBI) His Holiness Pope Francis on Monday, 29 January, 2018 appointed Rev. Fr. Athanasius Rethna Swamy S. (57), of the clergy of Ahmedabad, as the new Bishop of Ahmedabad. He was born on 10th February, 1961, at Parampukkarai in the Diocese of Kottar, Tamilnadu. After his primary school, he joined the “Mission Home” at Nagercoil. In 1977, he entered the Minor Seminary in...
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Most Rev. Maxwell Valentine Noronha Bishop Emeritus of Calicut Passed Away

Most Rev. Maxwell Valentine Noronha Bishop Emeritus of Calicut Passed Away
News on 28 Jan , 2018
Bangalore 28 January, 2018 (CCBI): His Excellency Most Rev. Dr Maxwell Valentine Noronha (92) Bishop Emeritus of Calicut Diocese, Kerala is called to eternal rest on Sunday, 28 January, 2018 at 11:20pm at Nirmala Hospital, Marikunnu, Calicut, Kerala. Funeral will be held at 3:30pm on Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 at Mother of God Cathedral, Calicut. He was born on 14 February 1926 in the Noronha Fa...
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Most Rev. Geevarghese Mar Divannasios, Bishop Emeritus of Puthoor Passed Away

Most Rev. Geevarghese Mar Divannasios, Bishop Emeritus of Puthoor Passed Away
News on 16 Jan , 2018
Bangalore 16 January, 2018 (CCBI): His Excellency Most Rev. Geevarghese Mar Divannasios Ottathengil (67) Bishop Emeritus of Puthoor Diocese of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is called to eternal rest on Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 at 2.30pm at Pushpagiri Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala. Funeral will be held at 2pm on Thursday, 18 January, 2018 St. John's Cathedral, Thiruvalla, Keral...
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Rev. Fr. James Athikalam appointed as new Bishop of the Eparchy of Sagar.

Rev. Fr. James Athikalam appointed as new Bishop of the Eparchy of Sagar.
News on 12 Jan , 2018
Bangalore, 12 January 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Rev.Fr.James Athikalam MST as new Bishop of the Eparchy of Sagar. This provision was made public in Rome on Friday, 12th January, 2018, at noon local time, corresponding to 16:30 hours, Indian Standard Time. Rev. Fr. James Athikalam, MST, was born on 5th July, 1958, at Pulincunnoo, Changanacherry. He was ordained priest ...
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Rev. Fr. John Nellikunnel appointed as Bishop of the Eparchy of Idukki.

Rev. Fr. John Nellikunnel appointed as Bishop of the Eparchy of Idukki.
News on 12 Jan , 2018
Bangalore, 12 January 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr. John Nellikunnel elected Bishop of the Eparchy of Idukki. This provision was made public in Rome on Friday, 12th January, 2018, at noon local time, corresponding to 16:30 hours, Indian Standard Time. Rev. Fr. John Nellikunnel was born on 22nd March, 1973, at Kadaplamattom, Kerala. He joined St. Joseph’s Minor Se...
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