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Fr. Mathew Vellankal, pastor of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Concord, Calif., was killed Oct. 10, 2019, in a car crash in Colusa County, along with Archbishop Dominic Jala of the Archdiocese of Shillong, India, who also was apostolic administrator of Nongstoin. Vellankal is pictured in an Oct. 20, 2011, photo. (CNS/Diocese of Oakland)