Archdiocese of Imphal in India ordains two new deacons

The news deacons, who were identified only as Francis and James, pose for a photograph with Archbishop Dominic Lumon of Imphal. (Photo supplied)

The Archdiocese of Imphal in India has ordained two new deacons despite the challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

The deacons, who were only identified as Francis and James, were ordained inside St. Thomas Minor Seminary by Archbishop Dominic Lumon of Imphal.

The ordination to the priesthood of the new deacons and the other deacons in the diocese will take place at St.Joseph’s Cathedral in December 2021. - Mark Thang Khan Ai / RVA News