Ref: CBCI-Gen/Cir-01/2019 2nd January 2019
TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HIERARCHY
Sub: Appointment of Apostolic Administrator Sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the Diocese of Srikakulam.
Most Rev. Prakash Mallavarapu
Your Eminence, Your Beatitude, Your Excellency, Your Grace, Your Lordship,
In the light of the Communication received from the Apostolic Nunciature, I wish to inform you that His Holiness, Pope Francis has appointed His Grace Most Rev. Prakash Mallavarapu, Metropolitan Archbishop of Visakhapatnam, as Apostolic Administrator Sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the Diocese of Srikakulam.
The announcement took place in Rome on Wednesday, 2nd January, 2019.
Let us entrust to the intercession of the Virgin Mary the Episcopal ministry of the Apostolic Administrator.
Assuring you of my prayers,
Yours Sincerely in Our Lord,
Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas SFX
Secretary General, CBCI