Shillong: Archbishop of Shillong Diocese, Most Rev Dominic Jala died in a car accident in USA.
The statement issued by Fr John Madur Chancellor wrote “Please pray for the departed soul” and added “More news later”.
A tweet by Andrew Raymond Wadsworth wrote “It is with deep sadness that i mut inform you of the death in a car accident in Colusa county, Oakland, CA, yesterday, October 10, of Arcbishop Dominic Jala, SDB, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Shillong, in Meghalaya, India.
Other reports said that both Archbishop Dominic Jala and Fr. Mathew Vellankal passed away in a fatal car crash with a semi truck. They were on the way to Clearlake CA. Fr. Joseph Pareckatt is in serious condition in the hospital. This news was confirmed by Fr. G. Alangadan in Oakland. May God grant eternal life and the Joys of heaven to our Archbishop and Fr. Vellankal. Let us keep praying for them.