Thursday, February 02, 2006

Pope Appoints Belgaum Bishop

Press Release confirms appointment of Fr. Peter Machado as Belgaum Bishop

Vatican Information Service (VIS), has announced that the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Fr. Peter Machado of the clergy of Karwar, India, pastor at Kone, as the Catholic bishop of Belgaum (area 44,215, population 11,939,363, Catholics 29,525, priests 120, religious 426), India. The bishop-elect was born in Honavar, India in 1954 and ordained a priest in 1978.

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