Fr Ivan D’ Souza appointed Head of Mangalore Diocesan Chair in Christianity

 Fr Ivan D’ Souza appointed Head of Mangalore Diocesan Chair in Christianity
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Mangaluru, Jan 28, 2022: Rev. Dr (Fr) Ivan D’Souza, a priest of the diocese of Mangalore and professor in Philosophy at the Inter-diocesan Seminary, Jeppu has been appointed as the new Professor and Head of Mangalore Diocesan Chair in Christainity, Mangalore University.

He took charge on January 27 at the Shanthi Kiran Pastoral Centre, Bajjodi in the presence of Rev. Fr Santhosh Rodrigues, Director of Shanthi Kiran, Pastoral Centre, Very Rev. Dr Ronald Serrao, Rector, St Joseph Seminary, Jeppu, Very Rev. Antony Serra, Secretary Catholic Board of Education and other priests.

Rev. Dr Victor George D’ Souza, the chancellor of the diocese and the outgoing Professor and Head of Chair in Christianity handed over the responsibility to Rev. Dr Ivan D’ Souza.

Rev. Dr Ivan obtained his Ph. D in Philosophy from Jnana Deepa Institute of Philosophy and Theology, Pune in 2018. He has been teaching Indian Philosophy at St Joseph Interdiocesan Seminary since 2018.

About Chair in Christianiity

The Mangalore Diocesan Chair in Christianity was established on July 3, l987. It intends to study Christianity in a scientific manner on par with other branches of knowledge at the University level, using modern tools of research and analysis, in line with the best traditions of Universities in the world and with a special reference to the Indian scenario, taking into account its anthropological, sociological, cultural and spiritual heritage.

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