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Newsletter of the Vincentian Family of India

The Vincentian Family of India begins its current newsletter with the following statement… “We the members of the Vincentian Family who are champions to evangelize the poor must whole heartedly welcome the call of Pope Francis. Certainly the pollution, climate change, the issue of water etc., are getting acute these days. The first one to suffer […]

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Photo and background of new bishop

Fr. Shijo Antony writes of  “A New shepherd for Odisha, India”. Holy Father Pope Francis on April 11, 2016, erected a new diocese in Odisha, eastern India, and appointed a Vincentian, Rev. Fr. Aplinar Senapati C.M as its first bishop. Rayagada was carved out from Berhampur diocese in western Odisha. It is the 171st Catholic […]

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Fr. Aplinar Senapati CM first bishop of new diocese

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – On 11 April 2016 the Holy Father erected the new Diocese of Rayagada, in India, with territory taken from the Diocese of Berhampur, making it a suffragan of the metropolitan see of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar. The Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Aplinar Senapati, of the Congregation of the Mission (C. M.), Parish […]

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Vincentian Solidarity Office – Minibuses, motorbikes and more

The current report from the Vincentian Solidarity Office writes of Minibuses, motorbikes and more Scott Fina  shares reflections concerning the heartbreaking loss suffered by our Nigerian Province. He is in his twelfth year of service as the associate director of the VSO. This horrific news tore at my heart. In 2014, the VSO co-funded the […]

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