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Northeast’s first Native Bishop laid to rest in Tezpur.

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Northeast’s first Native Bishop laid to rest in Tezpur.

Tezpur, 30th Dec 2018 | Bishop Emeritus Robert Kerketta, the first native Catholic Bishop of Northeast India, who was battling with his ill health, passed away at the Baptist Mission Hospital on 22nd December, 2018. His mortal remains was laid to rest at the Priest’s Cemetery in Bishop’s House, Tezpur on December 27,after a fittingly solemn Funeral service at the Tezpur Cathedral Church.

Around 150 Priests, countless women Religious and 3000 people from across Northeast India were present at the funeral service of the Bishop.

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