Caritas mourns passing of Bishop Lobo

Bishop Lobo died wednesday. He is remembered for the leadership he gave to Caritas in Asia.

The Caritas family mourned the death of retired Bishop Ignatius Lobo, former Director General of Caritas India.

Most Rev. Lobo died at Lourdes Hospital in Dharwad on Wednesday morning. He was 89. His funeral is Friday.

Bishop Lobo served as the Director General of Caritas India for 15 years from 1974. He was a member of an Executive Council of Caritas Internationalis and was Caritas Asia President.

Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Lesley-Anne Knight sends condolences to the Diocese of Belgam, where he served as Bishop, to Caritas India, and to his family.

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