South Asia


CBF South Asia Subregion




Fr. Dr. Antony John Baptist

CBF South Asia Coordinator
Bangalore (India)

Updates from South Asia

+ Reverend Father Jacob Theckanath
28 Nov 2021

The Asian Catholic Church mourns the death of Father Jacob Theckanath, a 79-year-old Indian priest, who played a significant role in evangelization. Father Jacob Theckanath, former CBF South Asia Regional Coordinator (1990-2002) and former executive secretary of Federation of Asian Bishops Conferences (FABC) Office of Evangelization (OE), died on November 28.

Four Week Course on the Bible
26 Sep 2021

NBCLC, Bangalore conducted a “Four Week Course on the Bible” at their campus in Bangalore, from 30th August to 25th September 2021. The objective of the course was to go deeper into the ‘word of God’ and use it for prayer, meditation and to bear witness to Christian life in society.

Towards the CBF 10th Plenary Assembly: Catholic Biblical Federation in South Asia
18 Jun 2021

On the way towards the CBF Plenary Assembly we've presented the reality and future perspectives of the South Asia Subregion in the interventions of some representatives of the institutions that compose it.