Books on Kuriakose Elias Chavara Released

Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara is the pride of the Catholic Church in India, said Apostolic Nuncio to India Archbishop Salvatore Pennachio. 

Published: 07th February 2014 10:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th February 2014 10:34 AM   |  A+A-

Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara is the pride of the Catholic Church in India,  said  Apostolic  Nuncio to India Archbishop Salvatore Pennachio.  He was addressing the gathering after releasing two books on Blessed Fr Chavara, at Chavara Hills, the headquarters of the CMI order, here on Thursday.

The CMI and CMC orders  have been rendering great service to the church in India, the Nuncio said.‘My Testament to You’ , the English version of  the Malayalam book ‘Chavarul’ and ‘Lead Kindly Light’, the biography of Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara, were the two books  released  by the Nuncio.

Syro-Malabar Church  Major Archbishop Cardinal Mar George Alenchery and Cyriac Thomas received the first copies of the books.

Cardinal Mar George Alenchery, MGUformer Vice-Chancellor Cyriac Thomas, CMC superior general Sr Sancta Chavara, cultural centre  director and Fr Roby Kannanchira spoke.

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