Dr Soosa Pakiam has been unwell for quite some time.
An official statement from the diocese states that Bishop Dr Vincent Samuel has no connection with the case.
Meanings are read into the pontiff's gift because Modi's visit to the Vatican was preceded by reports of Christian persecution in India.
Bishop Jacob Mar Barnabas was born on 3 December, 1960 to Geevarghese and Rachel in Karikulam family of Ranni, Pathanamthitta.
This was announced by the Pala bishop Mar Joseph Kallarangatt while taking part in an online meeting organised by him.
Sister Lucy had said while she had the police protection she had confidence to venture out and whenever there was any conflict with the convent authorities.
Kalappura, who took part in a protest by nuns belonging to Missionaries of Jesus Congregation seeking the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, was expelled by the FCC under the Roman Catholic Church in August 2019.
A native of Edakochy, M X Judson runs an organisation called Sehion Preshitha Sangham which is engaged in feeding and taking care of the destitute and other marginalised people in society.
Retired Justice Abraham Mathew, also a former director of the Judicial Academy, alleged that it was a fabricated case with forged evidence and flawed verdict.