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First Ever Meeting Of Catholic Council of Karnataka Held

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BANGALORE, FEB. 08 (Fr. Franklyn D’Souza): February 8th is historic day for Catholic Church in Karnataka. It’s the day on which the first ever meeting of the Catholic Council of Karnataka was inaugurated. 

The meeting began with a concelebrated Holy Mass presided over by Archbishop Bernard Moras of Bangalore and President KRCBC (Karnataka Regional Catholic Bishops’ Council).
 
Bishop of Chickmagalore Anthony Swamy, Bishop of Shimoga Gerald I. Lobo, Bishop of Bellary Henry D'Souza, Bishop of Bhadravathi Joseph Arumachadath, and the convener of the meeting Bishop Peter Machado of Belgaum and Chairman of Laity Commission were concelebrants.
 
Jesuit provincial Fr. Francis Serrao and Carmelite Provincial Fr. Archibald Gonsalves joined the concelebration.
 
Thereafter, representatives from all the dioceses of Karnataka met for a day-long sessions at Workers Centre, Bangalore. The delegates numbered 105.
 
Fr. Varghese Pullan, CBCI Secretary for Laity Commission spoke on CCI as related to the CCK and Bishop Gerald Lobo spoke on the Goal, Objectives and Expectations of CCK.  
 
At the panel discussion, Fr Franklin D’Souza, Regional Youth Director spoke on Challenges for Youth Apostolate, Fr Faustine Lobo, KRPPC Secretary on Attacks on Churches and Justice Somshekar Reddy Commission Report, Mr. Varghese on Panchayat Raj Elections and Sr. Genevieve on Education.
 
The panel discussion on current issues in Karnataka was moderated by Msgr. S. Jayanathan, KRCBC Secretary.

 

 
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