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Information From Bishop Devadass Ambrose
Posted on : 01-11-2018

With great sadness I inform you that, effective immediately, Rev . Fr. Anthony Balthasar who is serving as the Parish Priest of Mandalakottai in the Diocese of Thanjavur, after consulting the College of Consulters, is suspended from all acts of the power of order and governance in accordance with CIC, c. 1333-1 # 1,2,3. This action is taken after seeing that the charges leveled against Rev. Fr. Anthony Balthasar are serious, scandalous and his imprudent behavior has caused grave scandal and bad name for the Catholic Church and the Diocese of Thanjavur.

A Decree has been issued on 29.09.2018 preventing him from celebrating mass and other Sacraments with immediate effect. 

+ Most Rev. Dr M. Devadass Ambrose
Bishop of Thanjavur