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Brief History of the Commission
The CCBI established Commission for Ecology during the XXXI Plenary Assembly held from 7 to 14 January 2019, at Joe Animation Centre, Mahabalipuram, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Them members of the Assembly voted in favour of establishing the Commission and elected His Excellency Most Rev. Ignatius Loyola Mascarenhas as its first chairman.
The Bishops decided to establish a Commission for Small Christian Communities to promote the Gospel values at the grass root level and prepare all faithful to witness the compassionate ministry of the Church in their local life situations.
The proposal to establish a Commission for Small Christian Communities was discussed in the 79 Executive Committee meeting of the CCBI held on 1 May 2018, at St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore. Being aware of the importance of the ministry the Bishops felt the need to establish a Commission.
- Most Rev. Ignatius Loyola Mascarenhas, Simla-Chandigarh: 2019-