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Rector Appointed for Khristo Jyoti Mohavidyaloyo Seminary in Sambalpur
Vatican City:  On May 16, 2014 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Rev. Francis Pereira, SVD as Rector of the interdiocesan "Khristo Mohavidyaloyo Jyoti" Seminary in the Diocese of Sambalpur.  The new Rector was .....
Rector Appointed for Morning Star College
Vatican City: On May 30, 2014 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Santhanam J.A., of the diocesan clergy of Bauripur, as Rector of the interdiocesan "Morning Star College" Seminary in the Archdiocese of Calcutta .  .....
New Auxiliary Bishop Appointed for Syro-Malabar Chicago Diocese
Vatican City: The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Joy Alappat as auxiliary of the eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Chicago of the Syro-Malabars (Catholics 87,000, priests 53, religious 31), U.S.A. The bishop-elect was born in Parappukara, India, in 1956 and was ordained a priest in 1981. He holds.....
Theologian and Salesian Priest Fr Sebastian Karotemprel Dies
Shillong : Internationally renowned theologian, author and founder of several missionary institutions in Northeast India, Salesian Father Sebastian Karotemprel passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, July 20. He was 83. His mortal remains were laid to rest at the Salesian Cemetery in Shillong after a .....
Priest Appointed Consultor to Vatican Office
New Delhi (CBCI News): Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Jesu Pudumai Doss, a Salesian priest of Chennai province, as Consultor at the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life at the Vatican, by His Holiness Pope Francis, on 16th July.  Fr Doss is an Asso.....
Auxiliary Bishop for Ranchi Appointed
New Delhi (CBCI News): Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr. Theodore Mascarenhas, SFX, till now Official at the Pontifical Council for Culture, as Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi and Titular Bishop of Lisinia. This Ecclesiastical Provision was made public in Rome on Wednesday, 9th July, 2014, at noon loca.....
Appointment of new Bishop of Bareilly
TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HIERARCHY Your Eminence/Grace/Excellency, In the light of the Communication received from the Apostolic Nunciature, I wish to inform you that His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Rt. Rev. Anthony Fernandes, from the pastoral care of the Dioces.....
Appointment of new Bishop of Muzaffarpur
TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HIERARCHY Your Eminence/Grace/Excellency, In the light of the Communication received from the Apostolic Nunciature, I wish to inform you that His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Rt. Rev. John Baptist Thakur, SJ, from the pastoral care of the .....
Andhra Pradesh Bishops launch web network for dalit youth
Vijayawada : Some 70 Dalit Christian youth from different dioceses of Coastal Andhra Pradesh participated in the June 28 seminar organised by the Bishops in  Vijayawada.   Indian bishops' office working for dalit and tribal people has launched network of dalit youth to help them share in.....
The official prayer of World Youth Day 2016, which entrusts humanity and the young to divine mercy, asks the Lord for the grace of a merciful heart, and asks the intercession of the Virgin Mary and St. John Paul II, patron of World Youth Day.
Vatican City: Here is the text of the official prayer for World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow. “God, merciful Father, in your Son, Jesus Christ, you have revealed your love and poured it out upon us in the Holy Spirit, the Comforter, We entrust to you today the destiny of the world and of every.....
Pope Francis talks about corruption, pedophilia and his upcoming trips to Asia in new interview.
Italy: In an hour long off the cuff conversation, Pope Francis talks freely about a range of issues: Rome with its big-city evils, the era of change that weakens politics, the effort to defend the common good; the re-appropriation by the Church of the issues of poverty and sharing (“Marx didn’t inve.....
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