05 August 2017

Thottathil named St. Mary, Queen of Peace Bishop

Bishop Philippos Stephanos Thottathil was named Bishop of St. Mary, Queen of Peace (Syro-Malankara), USA.

He had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Tiruvalla, India.

Erected: Parassale, India; Naickamparampil named Bishop

The Eparchy of Parassale (Syro-Malankara), India was erected with territory taken from Archeparchy of Trivandrum.

Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparampil was named its first ordinary.

He had been serving as Bishop of St. Mary, Queen of Peace, USA.

Kochuthundil named Curial Bishop

Bishop-elect John Kochuthundil was named Curial Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India and Titular Bishop of Thuburbo Maius.

Kalayil named Puthur Bishop

Bishop-elect George Kalayil was named Bishop of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India.

The diocese had been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Geevarghese Divannasios Ottathengil in January 2017.

Diouf resigned as Tambacounda Bishop

Bishop Jean-Noël Diouf resigned as Bishop of Tambacounda, Senegal.

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