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CNI Diocese in Kolkata gets 21st Bishop

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Canning has taken over as the of the Calcutta Diocese of the (CNI), with Probal being transferred.

"Canning, transferred from the Diocese of Barrackpore, will be installed as the new of Calcutta Diocese at 5:00 pm in St. on Tuesday," Suresh Jacob, of (the supreme supervisory, legislative and executive body of the Church of North India) told the press.

Canning will be the 21st of Calcutta Diocese with immediate effect, he said.

Jacob explained that Dutta joined the Diocese here in the city after being transferred from Durgapur, but he has been sent back as his need was badly felt there.

The CNI has 27 Diocese spread across 26 Indian states.

Sharing his vision, the new Bishop, Canning said: "Our focus will be on youth and see that they get proper guidance. We will also work for the orphans and HIV patients".

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 01:56 IST
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