Top Stories

Rome: Msgr Ambrose Madtha Appointed Apostolic Nuncio of Ivory Coast


Rome: Msgr Ambrose Madtha Appointed Apostolic Nuncio of Ivory Coast

Daijiworld Media Network - Manglaore (MR)
Vatican News

Vatican City, May 9: The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI named Monsignor Ambrose Madtha, in charge of internal affairs at the apostolic nunciature in China, as apostolic nuncio of Ivory Coast, elevating him to the dignity of archbishop.

The new nuncio was born in Belthangady, India in 1955 and was ordained a priest in 1982.

Born to late Joseph Madtha and May Madtha, he was a MA in Economics from Nagpur University and did his BEd from Lucknow University.

He studied Philosophy and Theology at St Charles Seminary Nagpur.  He has obtained doctorate in canon law from Urban Univeristy in Rome.

Ambrose Madtha entered diplomatic service in June 1990 and has served apostolic nunciatures in Ghana, El Salvador, Georgia, Albania and China (Taipei).

He has been granted the Titular See of "Naissus".

Ambrose Madtha is the brother of Fr Henry Madtha and Rev Srs Theresa Madtha SCB and Bridget Madtha FMM.


Top Stories

Comment on this article

  • Father Thomas , Nepal

    Mon, Aug 29 2011

    Blessings on this news.Msngr Madtha is a brother in Christ

    DisAgree Agree [1] Reply Report Abuse

  • Fr. Addanki Raju, Diocese of Eluru, Andhra Pradesh

    Thu, May 13 2010

    Your Grace, Hearty Congratulations. I feel very happy that You are elevated as Apostolic Nuncio of Ivory Coast. Wish you best for your future missionary work and May God Bless you abundantly.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Badugu Samson, St.Mary''s Cathedral, Cuddapah AP, India

    Fri, Jul 31 2009

    Your Grace, Hearty Congratulations. I am indeed very glad that You are elevated as Apostolic Nuncio. Hope to see You, perhaps in India.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Rev. Donald H.R. De Souza, Mangalore, now Lucknow

    Wed, Sep 10 2008

    Hearty Congratulations, dear Mons. Ambrose! What a great joy, what wonderful news..!! More so since you and I belong to the same diocese...Lucknow.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Jerry Moras, Kuppepadauv / Canada

    Tue, Jul 29 2008

    Congratulations ArchbishopAmbrose Madtha, may god bless in all your undertakings and future ventures...

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Peter Ritzen, 11358 New York

    Sun, Jul 27 2008

    Our deep appreciation to Mgr Madtha in Taipei (2003-2008). Our profoundest congratulations to H. E. Archbishop Madtha on the joyful occasion of his consacration! Stella, Franz & Peter RITZEN [New York USA]

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • dr dileepraj Lobo, FRCS, DM, Nottingham, U.K.

    Fri, Jul 4 2008

    Daddy informed me that the Holy Father PopeBenedict XVI, has appointed you as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Ivory Coast in West Africa. My family and I offer you our heartiest congratulations for all that you have done for me and to my parents in Lucknow, India, particularly when I was your student in St francis' college, Lucknow. Your guidance and education given to me as your student have stood me in good stead and have made me feel proud of you for having made me into an eminent doctor in Nottingham, U.K. Hearty congratulationsonce again and may God bless you always.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Leo Menezes, Ghana

    Thu, Jun 5 2008

    Congrats. we are still in Ghana. Do let us know if you are visiting here and when you are coming to Ivory Coast God Bless you and wish you the very best.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • vincent mathias and family, Amboli,Andheri (W)

    Tue, May 13 2008

    Heartly congratulations. we wish you best for your future missionarywork and may god bless you abundantly.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • FR.FELIX MONTEIRO, FR.MULLER HOSPITAL

    Mon, May 12 2008

    Hearty Congrats to your grace. We the entire Mangalore Konkanni Speaking catholic community are proud of you. All the best in your new mission.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Fr. Veeresh V. Moras, Madanthyar, Shimoga

    Mon, May 12 2008

    Heartfelt Congratulations to you dear Rt. Rev. Dr. Ambrose Madtha. May God give you enough graces to take up this new responsibility. I assure you of my prayers.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Chev. Austrin Lobo, KSG, Lucknow, U.P.

    Mon, May 12 2008

    Heartiest congratulations tri Msgr Ambrose Madtha on his appointment as Apostolic Nuncio to Ivory Coast. The diocese of Lucknow is proud of you and pray that God may continue to bless you always. Sorry I will not be in Lucknow for your consecration on July 29.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Joe, Belthangady/USA

    Mon, May 12 2008

    May the Almighty God shower his choisest blessings on you, Your Grace.We the parisheners of Belthangady are proud of you.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Dr.B.S.Talwadi, Bangalore

    Mon, May 12 2008

    Congragulations Your Grace.Being a friend of Madthas family I wish & pray that GOD may give YOU strength to lead the Holy Mission

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Wency and Irene Pais, Mannagudda,Mangalore.3

    Sun, May 11 2008

    Hearty congratulations to you dear Msgr.Madtha.May our Saviour Jesus Christ guide and guard you in your mission to Ivory Coast. We Mangaloreans are really proud of you.With an assurance of our prayers for your good health and success in your mission.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Fr. Loloy Napiere, MSP, Taiwan

    Sun, May 11 2008

    My Heartfelt congratulations to His Grace, Msgr. Ambrose Madtha. May the Holy Spirit on this pentecost Sunday guide you in your mission to Ivory Coast. I am with you in prayers.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Sr. Alice Valder,S.C.B, Yekkar,Mangalore/Argentina

    Sat, May 10 2008

    My hearty congratulations your grace Mons.Ambrose on your new oppointment as a Archibishop and Nuncio.God bless you and sustaina you in your new ministry.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Sr.Veronica Rodrigues(S.C.B), Belthangady /Argentina

    Sat, May 10 2008

    My hearty congratulations Mons.Ambrose madtha. I thank God for the gift of you and offer you my everyday prayers for your great mission of apostolic Nuncio of ivory Coast.I am very proud of you. Indeed it is a great joy for the people of mangalore more over people of belthangady. Wising you all the best..

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Jyothi Dsouza, coove-chikmagalur

    Sat, May 10 2008

    Congratulations your grace Fr.Ambrose Madtha, may god bless in all your undertakings to become more success and serve the people .............

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Bro. Thomas Carlo, S.J., Bantval Belthangady / Kolkata

    Sat, May 10 2008

    My heartiest congratulations to Msgr. Ambrose Madtha for his elevation to the post of Apostolic Nuncia of Ivory Coast, Africa. May God bless him abundantly and give him strength to undertake the heavy responsibility in the country which has witnessed so much povery and hardships. I wish Msgr. Madtha all success in his new mission. We hail from the same Parish, Belthangady. He was born there and I lived there and studied in the Parish School. With kind regards and prayers. T. Carlo, S.J. Belthangady / Kolkata

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Jaison D'Souza, Mangalore

    Sat, May 10 2008

    Heartly Congratulations!Wish you best for your future missionary work and May God Bless you abundantly.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Fr Henry Mascarenhas , St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor

    Sat, May 10 2008

    Congratulations your Grace. I am with you in my prayers. May the Jesus, the Good shepherd guide you in your new Mission. Fr Henry Mascarenhas,B/o Fr Joseph Mascarenhas

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Sr. Matilda Madtha A.C, Vittal/Carmel Convent, Goa

    Fri, May 9 2008

    Hearty Congratulations! I am very proud of you and of Madtha Family. May the Lord use you as His instrument in spreading His kingdom in China. Matilda Madtha A.C

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Fr.Michael, bangalore- chancellor

    Fri, May 9 2008

    congratulations on the ecclsisastical dignity conferred on you. 

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Fr. Balthazar Castelino, Nakre/Paris

    Fri, May 9 2008

    Congratulations! We are with you in prayers & spirit as it is a difficult mission since Ivory Coast is a country with political instability. Welcome to stay with us in our MEP house (Missions Etrangères de Paris = Paris Foreign Missions) Paris on your way to Ivory Coast or back home.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Sr.Humbeline, Capitanio Convent

    Fri, May 9 2008

    Hearty congratulations your Grace.May God bless and sustain you in your ministry. We are proud of you.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • VINOD WIFLRED TAURO, MADANTHYAR,DUBAI

    Fri, May 9 2008

    HIS GRACE FR. AMBROSE MADTHA...Congratulations and it is a great joy for everybody you being named for this holy mission. May lord bless you and guide you in your future missionary work With prayers

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • fr.Victor D'Mello, Kelmbet/mangalore

    Fri, May 9 2008

    Congratulations your grace. May The Good Shepherd Guide u in your Holy Mission...

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • IVAN D COSTA, HIREBYLE/BANGALORE

    Fri, May 9 2008

    Your Grace congrgulations. inded it is great joy for the people of Karnataka. May the Lord GOD bless you. May the lord give you strenth and courage in the new assinment wishing you the best of best

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

Leave a Comment

Title : Rome: Msgr Ambrose Madtha Appointed Apostolic Nuncio of Ivory Coast


 
 
 
 

 
You have 2000 characters left.

Disclaimer:

Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.


Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image