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Pope Francis Confirms New Head of Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

Jpullokaran
The Vatican on Jan. 10 announced the confirmation of the election of , Bishop Raphael Thattil as the new head of the Syro-Malabar Church, the largest Eastern Catholic Church in India.

Bishop Thattil’s election comes amid an ongoing bitter dispute over a decision by Church leaders to institute a uniform liturgy.