In the recent press release, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India joyfully announced the new provisions that have been made for Syro-Malankara Church. Erection of the Eparchy of Parassala and election of its first Bishop, His Lordship the Right Reverend Thomas Mar Eusebios Naickamparambil. His Lordship the Right Reverend Philipose Mar Stephanose Thottathil is appointed as the Bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Mary Queen of Peace in the United States and Canada. Reverend Father George Kalayil is appointed as the new Bishop of the Eparchy of Puthur. Reverend Fr. John Kuchuthundil is newly appointed as Curia Bishop and Apostolic Visitator to Europe and Oceania, to whom has been assigned the Titular See of Tuburbo Maggiore.
Most. Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas SFX, Secretary General of Catholic Bishops’ Conference, on behalf of the conference remarked that “We wish the New Bishops all God’s blessings and assure them and the Syro-Malankara Church our prayers.”
The provisions were published in Rome on August 5, 2017, at 12 noon local time corresponding to 3:30PM in India.
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