ASIA/INDIA - Resignation of the Bishop of Udaipur and appointment of successor

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father Benedict XVI on December 21, 2012, accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Udaipur (India) by His Exc. Mgr. Joseph Pathalil, in accordance with canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law. The Holy Father appointed His Exc. Mgr. John Devprasad Ganawa, SVD, Bishop of Jhabua (India) as Bishop of the Diocese of Udaipur (India). The same Prelate was appointed Apostolic Administrator of the vacant et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the Diocese of Jhabua. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 02/01/2013)