33rd General Body Meeting of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) is started at St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Koramangala, Bengaluru, with a solemn Eucharistic Celebration presided over by Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro, the apostolic Nuncio to India, on 2 February 2018 at 9 AM. Cardinal Charles Bo, the Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar, is the Chief Guest at the inaugural function. Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos, the President of the CBCI, delivered the Presidential Address and preside over the whole General Body Meeting.
The Bishops will also elect the President and two Vice Presidents for a term of two years. 204 Bishops and 64 Bishop-Emeritus from 174 eparchies are attending in the meeting. The meeting will be concluded on 9 February 2018.