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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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Vatican City, 13 May 2015 (VIS) – The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Fr. Ambrose Rebello as bishop of Aurangabad (area 64,525, population 10,119 485, Catholics 15,750, priests 45, religious 218), India. The bishop-elect was born in Nirmal, India in 1949 and ordained a priest in 1979. He has served in a number of pastoral roles in the diocese of Aurangabad, including parish vicar and parish priest in a number of parishes. He is currently parish priest of the Karuna Matha Mandir Parish, Vaijapoor, vicar general of Aurangabad, director of the diocesan pastoral centre, and chancellor and vice director of the Education Society of the diocese. He succeeds Bishop Edwin Colaco, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese upon reaching the age limit was accepted by the Holy Father.

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