Bishop Theodore Is Appointed Apostolic Administrator Of Daltonganj Diocese

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December 8, 2021, Wednesday : Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas has been appointed the Apostolic Administrator of the Daltonganj Diocese.

The Apostolic Nunciature in India has informed that His Lordship, Rt. Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X., is appointed as the new Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Daltonganj, from 8 December 2021. The Apostolic Nunciature has also expressed its gratitude and appreciation to His Lordship, Rt. Rev. Anand Jojo, Bishop of Hazaribag, for his pastoral leadership as Apostolic Administrator of Daltonganj from 7 July 2016 till now.

The Apostolic Nunciature wishes to specify that this appointment of His Lordship, Rt. Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X., is additional to his present Office as Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi.

A decree from the Holy See also declared His Excellency the Most Reverend Theodore Mascarenhas,S.F.X, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Ranchi as the ADMINISTRATOR APOSTOLIC ad nutum (at the discretion) of the Holy See, of the vacant see of the diocese of Daltangonj at the same time giving him all the faculties within that Circumscription.

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