Indian Catholic priest drowns in Brazil
Sao Paulo(Brazil): Fr. John Britto belonging to the Order of the Canons Regular of the Holy Cross (ORC) died in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 28. He was 38.
Fr.John Britto was on a picnic with priests and seminarians at a lake in Sao Paulo when he slipped and drowned.
Fr.John originally hails from Neerkad,Kottayam district of Kerala, southern India. He was ordained in 2007 and had joined the Brazilian mission just three months ago.
Arrangements are being made to repatriate his body to Kerala.The funeral will be held at the congregation’s house, Mar Thoma Bhavan in Kalamassery. More details of the funeral are awaited.