Pope appoints a new Bishop for Jhabua Diocese in Madhya Pradesh, India
His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr. Basil Bhuriya, SVD, parish priest and member of the Provincial Council of the Fathers of The Society of Divine Word, as Bishop of the Diocese of Jhabua, in Madhya Pradesh, India. Bishop Devprasad Ganawa SVD, the former Bishop of Jabua, after his appointment and transfer to the Diocese of Udaipur on December 21, 2012, has also been functioning as the Apostolic Administrator of Jhabua Diocese to date. This provision was made public in Rome on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at noon local time.