Bishop of Chillaw appointed as the Bishop of Kandy by His Holiness Pope Francis.

Bishop of Chillaw appointed as the Bishop of Kandy by His Holiness Pope Francis.

Bishop of Chillaw appointed as the Bishop of Kandy by His Holiness Pope Francis.

Written by Staff Writer

09 Oct, 2021 | 8:29 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Bishop of Chillaw His Lordship Valence Mendis has been appointed as the Bishop of Kandy of the Catholic Church by His Holiness Pope Francis.

In addition to his new role, his Lordship Bishop Valence Mendis will function as the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Chillaw.

The announcement was made by the Papal Nuncio in Sri Lanka His Lordship Brian Udugwe.

The Papal Nuncio also appreciated the service rendered by the previous Bishop of Kandy, his Lordship Vianney Fernando.

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