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Thursday, June 16, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 16 JUN 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed Fr. James Thoppil of the clergy of the diocese of Khoima, India, rector of the Oriens Theological College at Shillong, as bishop of Khoima (area 16,579, population 2,154,000, Catholics 57,549, priests 156, religious 331). The bishop-elect was born in Kottayam, India in 1959 and ordained a priest in 1986.
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