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New Appointments at CBCI Announced

Published On : 07 Feb 2018   |  Reported By : C V Joseph

Bengaluru: (Feb. 07, 2018): The Standing Committee of the CBCI during its Standing Committee meetings on February1 and 5 announced to the Catholic Bishops gathered some names for various posts at the 33rd General Body Meeting at St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bengaluru on February 07.

Fr. Jervis D’Souza, a Priest of the Archdiocese of Bombay (Mumbai) has been appointed the New Deputy Secretary general of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI).


Fr  Jervis                             Fr. Paul Moonjely                             Fr Jolly


Fr. Paul Moonjely of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam has been appointed the New Executive Director of Caritas India.

Fr. Jolly Puthenpura of the Diocese of Amravati has been appointed the Assistant Executive Director of Caritas India.

Fr. D’Souza is presently the Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of Mumbai while Fr. Moonjely currently holds the post of Assistant Director of Caritas. Fr. Puthenpura is at the moment the Administrator at Caritas.

Fr. D’Souza succeeds Msgr. Joseph Chinnayan, the present Deputy Secretary General. Fr. Moonjely takes over from Fr. Frederick D’Souza, the present Caritas Executive Director. CBCI expressed gratitude to the outgoing officials and wished their successors all God’s blessings for their service to the Lord, the Nation and the Church.

Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas SFX, Secretary General, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, informed all concerned about the new announcements.


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