Gwalior 15 December, 2018 (CCBI): Most Rev. Thomas Thennatt, (65) SAC, Bishop of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, passed away on Friday, 14 December, 2018 in a tragic car accident. He was returning to the Bishop’s House after an annual function in a school where the vehicle he was travelling skidded off and overturned. He was immediately rushed to the nearest hospital and thereafter to St. Joseph Hospital, Gwalior where he was declared dead. Funeral details areRead More →

Bangalore 12 December, 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Excellency Most Rev. Addagatla Innayya (81) as Bishop of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, 12 December, 2018. Bishop Addagatla Innayya was born on 2 May 1937 in Ravipadu in Srikakulam Diocese and was ordained priest on 4 January 1965. He was appointed as Bishop of Nalgonda on 17 April, 1989 and was ordained as Bishop on 29 June 1989. LaterRead More →

Bangalore 10 December, 2018 (CCBI) His Holiness, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Excellency Most Rev. Prasad Gallela (56) as Bishop of Cuddapah, and has appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Gali Bali (79), Bishop Emeritus of Guntur, as Apostolic Administrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the Diocese of Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh. The announcement took place on Monday, 10 December, 2018. Bishop Gali Bali was born on 29 April 1939, inRead More →

Bangalore 3 December, 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness, Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Most. Rev. Elias Gonsalves (57), until now Bishop of Amravati, Maharashtra as the new Archbishop of Nagpur. This ecclesiastical provision was made public in Rome on Monday, 3rd December, 2018, at noon local time, corresponding to 16:30 hours, Indian Standard Time. Most Rev. Elias Gonsalves, was born on 4 July, 1961, in Chulna Village, Vasai Road, Thane, Maharashtra. He studied at St.Read More →

Bangalore 2 December, 2018 (CCBI): His Holiness, Pope Francis has appointed, Rev. Fr. Albert Hemrom (49) the Clergy of Dibrugarh, as Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Dibrugarh, Assam. This ecclesiastical provision was made public on Sunday, 2 December, 2018. Rev. Fr. Albert Hemrom was born in Konapathar, Diocese of Dibrugarh, on 27 February, 1969. He joined St. Joseph’s Minor Seminary, Dibrugarh, and then studied at Christ the King College, Shillong, and at Oriens TheologicalRead More →