Cardinal Gracias re-elected to head Latin rite Indian bishops

Posted February 7, 2017 10:10 am by Editor

Cardinal Gracias re-elected to head Latin rite Indian bishops

Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay was re-elected on Monday to head of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI), the forum of Latin rite bishops in India, for another term of two years.

The re-election of Cardinal Gracias was the unanimous decision of more than 130 bishops attending the 29th plenary of the Latin rite bishops in Bhopal, said a press note.

However, other top officers, vice president Archbishop Philipe Neri Ferrao of Goa and secretary general Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal of Calicut were replaced. Archbishop George Antonysamy of Madras – Mylapore is new vice president and Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto of

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