Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Kandy

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Chillaw, His Lordship Valence Mendis, as the Bishop of Kandy.

Hi Lordship Bishop Valence Mendis will also function as the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Chillaw.

The Papal Nuncio in Sri Lanka His Lordship Brian Udugwe made the announcement today. (Colombo Gazette)

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