CBCI-Gen/Cir-22/ 2018

Ref: CBCI-Gen/Cir-22/2018                                                                                                                                               14th July, 2018

TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HIERARCHY

 

Sub: Holy Father Francis accepts resignation of Rt. Rev. Antony Devotta and appoints Rt. Rev. Devdass Ambrose Mariadoss, Bishop of Thanjavur as Apostolic Administrator Sede Vacante of Tiruchirapalli.

                                           

   Most Rev. Antony Devotta                                                                           Most Rev. Devdass Ambrose Mariadoss

   

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

 

            In the light of the Communication received from the Congregation for the Evangelization of people has communicated to Apostolic Nunciature, I wish to inform you that His Holiness, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation from the Pastoral Ministry of the Bishop of Tiruchirapallli, Rt. Rev. Antony Devotta, presented to the Holy Father Francis.

            To provide for the pastoral care of the Diocese of Tiruchirapalli, until the appointment and installation of his Successor, the Holy Father Francis has appointed His Lordship Rt. Rev. Devdass Ambrose Mariadoss, Bishop of Thanjavur as Apostolic Administrator Sede Vacante of Tiruchirapalli.

            This ecclesiastical provision was made public in Rome on Saturday, 14th July, 2018, at noon local time, corresponding to 15:30 hours, Indian Standard Time.

            We send our prayerful greetings and best wishes to Bishop Devdass Ambrose Mariadoss, assure him of our prayers and we entrust him to the intercession of Our Lady, Queen of Apostles.

            Assuring you of my prayers,

 

                                                                                           Yours Sincerely in Our Lord,

Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, SFX

                                                                                                Secretary General, CBCI

 

 

 

 

 

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