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Syro-Malabar Catholic Church appoints bishops in Idukki, MP's

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

The today appointed bishops to dioceses of in and Sagar in

The bishops were elected at the Syro-Malabar Synod held here.

John Nellikunnel, till now secretary of the corporate education agency of the Eparchy of Idukki, was canonically elected to the office of of the Eparchy of Idukki, the church said here.

Pope Francis, receiving the request of the synod of the Syro-Malabar Church, has appointed as the new of the Eparchy of Sagar, it said.

He was the director of the Nirmal Mental Health Programme in

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 18:50 IST