Ref: CBCI-Gen/Cir-06/2019 31st January 2019
TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HIERARCHY
Sub: Appointment of Apostolic Administrator Sede vacante of the Diocese of Amravati.
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 with decree Number 427/19, dated 27th January 2019, the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples appointed His Grace Most Rev. Elias Gonsalves, Archbishop of Nagpur, as Apostolic Administrator Sede Vacante of the Diocese of Amravati.
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