New Eparchy for the Syro-Malankara Catholics in U.S.A and Canada

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eusebiusOttawa, January 4, 2016- Today, His Holiness Pope Francis has elevated the Exarchate of the Syro-Malankara Catholics in the United States to the rank of an Eparchy, including the territory of Canada. The Holy Father has also appointed the Most Reverend Thomas Mar Eusebius, until now Apostolic Exarch and Apostolic Visitator for the Syro-Malankara Catholics in Canada and Europe, first Eparch of St. Mary, Queen of Peace, of USA and Canada. The new Eparchy has 16 parishes and missions, including three parishes in Canada: Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary.

Last Updated on Monday, January 04 2016  
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On January 13th 2010, Most Reverend Vincent Nguyen became Canada’s first Catholic Bishop of East Asian descent. He is the great-grandson of a Vietnamese Martyr.