South Asia


CBF South Asia Subregion




Fr. Dr. Antony John Baptist

CBF South Asia Coordinator
Bangalore (India)

Updates from South Asia

“There is a blessing for those who touch the Word of God”
30 Sep 2022

Aid to the Church in Need spoke to Father Emmanuel Asi, executive director of the Catholic Bible Commission of Pakistan since it was founded in 2002, about the situation of Christians in his country, and his apostolate in Pakistan.

+ 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.