1. Right Rev. Samuel Mar Irenios appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of the Eparchy of Pathanamthitta. 2. Right Rev. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha.
CBCI  10 April,2018(CBCI)

Ref: CBCI-Gen/Cir-09/2018                                                                                     10th April, 2018

 

TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HIERARCHY

 

Sub: 1. Right Rev. Samuel Mar Irenios appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of the Eparchy of Pathanamthitta.

           2. Right Rev. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha.

 

 

                                                                                  

Right Rev. Samuel Mar Irenios                                                       Right Rev. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius

Your Eminence, Your Beatitude, Your Grace, Your Excellency,

We have received a Communication from the Apostolic Nunciature, that as directed by the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, the following provisions for the Syro-Malankara Church have been made:

The appointment of the Right Rev. Samuel Mar Irenios, at present Auxiliary Bishop of the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum, as Coadjutor Bishop of the Eparchy of Pathanamthitta.

The appointment of the Right Rev. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius, the present Curia Bishop and Apostolic Visitator to Europe and Oceania, as Coadjutor Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha.

This ecclesiastical provision was made public in Rome on Tuesday, 10th April, 2018, at noon local time, corresponding to 3.30 p.m., Indian Standard Time.

We send our prayerful greetings and best wishes to Right Rev. Samuel Mar Irenios and Right Rev. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius and assure them of our prayers.

  Yours Sincerely in Our Lord,

    Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, SFX

       Secretary General, CBCI