Benny Mario Travas
|Benny Mario Travas|
|Bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Multan|
|See||Roman Catholic Diocese of Multan|
|In office||2015 –|
|Ordination||November 21, 1990|
August 15, 2015|
by Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla Bader
November 21, 1966|
|Previous post||Vicar-General of the Archdiocese of Karachi|
Benny Mario Travas is the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Multan, Pakistan.
From 2012 to 2014 he was rector of the St. Pius X Minor Seminary in Karachi.
On June 13, 2014 Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Andrew Francis of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Multan, in accordance with canon 401 para. 2 of the Code of Canon Law, and appointed Rev. Benny Travas as Apostolic Administrator.
Travas is known for his service as a parish priest in Karachi. He was also a professor of canon law at the National Catholic Institute of Theology in Karachi.
Travas was ordained Bishop of the Diocese of Multan on 15 August 2015 by Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla Bader, Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan and Co-Consecrators Archbishop Joseph Coutts of Karachi and Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw, O.F.M. of Lahore.