Sad Demise of Most Rev. S. Edward Francis
CBCI  11 April,2017(CBCI)
I am really saddened and sorry to inform you that Most Rev. S. Edward Francis, Emeritus Bishop of Sivagangai passed away this morning. The Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday 12 April 2017 at 3.00 p.m. in St Justin’s Hr. Sec School campus, Sivagangai and his mortal remains will be laid to rest in St. Alangara Annai Cathedral, Sivagangai. The news was conveyed to us by His Excellency J. Susaimanickam Bishop of Sivagangai. We thank God for the gift of Most Rev. S. Edward Francis to the Church and we participate in the sorrow of the Bishop and people of Sivagangai.
Kindly pray for the repose of the soul of Most Rev. S. Edward Francis and for the Diocese of Sivagangai. 
Yours sincerely in our Lord
Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas SFX