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Mgr. George Rajendran SDB Ordained Bishop of Thuckalay
By Fr. George Maliekal sdb, Provincial
Shillong, Sep. 17. 16 September 2012 marked a new chapter in the history of the Church in India and especially for the Syro Malabar Church, when Mgr. George Rajendran, a Salesian of Don Bosco belonging to the Province of Silchar, was ordained bishop of the Syro Malabar Diocese of Thuckalay, in Kanykumari district of Tamilnadu. The Episcopal ordination took place in a glittering ceremony at Sacred Heart Forane Church, Padanthalummoodu,near Thuckalay. In the presence of thousands of faithful gathered from the diocese and from other dioceses of Tamilnadu and Kerala, His Beatitude Cardinal George Alanchery, Major Archbishop of Syro Malabar Church consecrated and installed the new bishop. Read full text
Fr. George Maliekal, Provincial of Silchar, congratulates newly ordained Bishop Rajendran presenting him a Khasi shawl.

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