Mar Andrews Thazhath Reelected as CBCI President

Mar Andrews Thazhath Reelected as CBCI President

The re-election of Archbishop Mar Andrews Thazhath of Trichur as President, Archbishop George Antonysamy as first Vice President, and Bishop Joseph Mar Thomas of Bathery as second Vice President, along with the appointment of Archbishop Anil Couto of Delhi as Secretary General, marks a significant moment for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI). This election, which took place on February 6, 2024, underscores the commitment of the CBCI to address key issues facing the Church and society.

The theme of the 36th General Body meeting, "Church’s Response to the Current Socio-Political Situation in the Country and the Benefits and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence," reflects the CBCI's dedication to engaging with pressing contemporary issues.

Archbishop Andrews Thazhath, renowned for his expertise in Oriental Code of Canon Law, brings extensive experience and leadership to his role. Archbishop George Antonysamy's background in international diplomacy and ecclesiastical governance strengthens the CBCI's outreach efforts. Bishop Joseph Mar Thomas's multifaceted background in pastoral work, education, and public service enriches the CBCI's mission.

Archbishop Anil Couto's appointment as Secretary General of both CBCI and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CCBI) underscores his trusted leadership within the Church hierarchy.

Overall, the CBCI remains steadfast in its commitment to serving the faithful and engaging with the broader social and political landscape, guided by the principles of faith and compassion.

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