Appointment of Rev. Fr. Jose Puthenveettil as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly
Aug. 23, 2013
The Synod of the Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church, gathered at Mount St. Thomas, Kerala, having received prior Papal Assent according to CCEO can. 184, canonically elected to the office of Auxiliary Bishop of the Archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly Rev. Fr. Jose Puthenveettil, till now Syncellus of the same Archeparchy. The newly elected Auxiliary Bishop succeeds Right Rev. Thomas Chakiath, whose resignation from the same office was accepted by the Synod according to CCEO 210 § 1. The Holy Father Pope Francis has assigned to the Auxiliary Bishop-Elect the Titular See of Rusubbicari. This Ecclesiastical Provision was made public in Rome on Friday, 23rd August, 2013, at noon local time, corresponding to 15:30 hours, Indian Standard Time.
Source: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India website
Other national News
Cardinal Oswald re-elected to head the CCBI
Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay was re-elected on Monday to head of Conference of Catholic Bish...
Feb. 7, 2017
EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION - MIGRANT COMMUNITY (TRIBAL BELT, CHOTANAGPUR)
5000 tribal migrants from Jharkhand, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh came together from different pocke...
Nov. 7, 2016
Historic day: St Lawrence Shrine declared Minor Basilica
Karkala, Aug 1: It was a historic moment for Karkala and indeed for the entire coastal regio...
Aug. 2, 2016
CBCI Office-Bearers Meeting the Prime Minister
Source: CBCI.in The Office-Bearers of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) hea...
April 27, 2016
Press Release by His Eminence on the brutal attack on Bishop Prasad Gallela
We are deeply saddened by this sacrilegious attack on Bishop Prasad. We assure him of all our sup...
April 25, 2016