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Prelate, Administrator Appointed for Jowai, Nongstoin, India

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Victor Lyngdoh of Nongstoin, India, as bishop of Jowai. The diocese has about 131,000 Catholics served by around 50 priests and 35 religious. He also appointed Dominic Jala, S.D.B., archbishop of Shillong, India, as apostolic administrator sede vacante et […]

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Victor Lyngdoh of Nongstoin, India, as bishop of Jowai.

The diocese has about 131,000 Catholics served by around 50 priests and 35 religious.

He also appointed Dominic Jala, S.D.B., archbishop of Shillong, India, as apostolic administrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the Diocese of Nongstoin, India.

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