Pope Francis on Monday appointed a bishop in the Indian Archdiocese of Nagpur. The Pope transferred Bishop Elias Joseph Gonsalves of Amravati to Nagpur Archdiocese, both in Maharashtra state.
The See of Nagpur has been vacant following the death of Archbishop Abrahan Viruthakulangara on April 19, 2018.
Bishop Gonsalves specialized in Community Based Development and Leadership from St. Francis Xavier University, Coady Institute, Canada, and did studies in Counselling. As a
Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Amravati on 11th July 2012 and he