Mangaluru: After Fr Victor Vijay Lobo PRO of the Diocese of Mangalore complete his term of three years as the PRO of the Diocese of Mangalore, Fr John Baptist Saldanha assumes the office of the PRO today.
Fr Victor Vijay Lobo expressed his gratitude to all for the generous support he received when in office.
Bishop Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha has appointed Fr John Baptist Saldanha as the new PRO for the Diocese of Mangalore along with Mr Roy Castelino ( who was appointed last year). He will be assuming the office today.
Currently, Fr J B Saldanha serves as the Parish Priest of Bejai Church and Manager of the prestigious Lourdes Central School, Bejai. In the past, he has served as the Professor and Head of Chair in Christianity, Mangalore University, and in various capacities. Mangalore diocese.
Fr J B Saldanha holds a PhD from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and MA in Sociology (Osmania University), MA in Applied Ethics (Leuven University, Belgium), MA in Religious Studies (Leuven University, Belgium), diploma in Depth Counseling and Diploma in Developmental Journalism. He has several books and religious articles to his credit.