Bishop Penha retires

Bishop Penha retires

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Published Date: January 16, 2012

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Bishop Penha retires
Posted By cninewsletter On January 16, 2012 (5:31 pm) In Indian News

Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Bosco Penha of Bombay.

Bishop Penha had put in his papers after he attained the retirement age of 75.

He was born in 1937 in Mumbai and ordained a priest in 1967. The prelate was appointed the auxiliary Bishop of Bombay in 1987.

Rector of St. Pius X Seminary at Goregaon, Mumbai, Bishop Penha  is one of the archdiocese’s vicar generals with special responsibility for the laity.

He also chairs the western regional bishops’ Commission for Laity and Small Christian Communities.

Source: Vatican Radio

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