Abraham Mar Julios (Chairman, KCBC Theology commission] inaugurated the three-day seminar on Evangelii Gaudium, the first apostolic letter of Pope Francis. Rev. Dr. Stephen Alathara (KCBC Deputy Secretary General] presided over. Rev. Fr. Shibu Xavier OCD and Mr. James Kaloor spoke. Rev. Dr. Stephen Alathara, Rev. Fr.
Jolly Vadakken, Rev. Dr. Mathew Jacob Thiruvalil OIC, Rev. Dr. Joseph Thondiparambil, Rev. Dr. Chacko Puthenpurackal, Rev. Fr. Jose Kottayil, Rev. Fr. Varghese Karippery, Rev. Dr. Martin Kallungal, Rev. Dr. Jose Puthiyedath, Rev. Dr. Prasad Theruvath OCD and Rev. Dr. Joshy Mayyattil took sessions on various topics. The seminar commenced on 17 January and came to an end on 19 January.