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Farewell to Fr. Stephen Alathara

A farewell meeting was conducted on 8 June to pay tribute to Rev. Fr. Stephen Alathara, the outgoing Deputy Secretary General, who was appointed as the Deputy Secretary General of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) and the Director of the CCBI Secretariat in Bangalore. He served the Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council from 20 February 2007 to 9 June 2014 as the Deputy Secretary General, Spokesperson and Director of the Pastoral Orientation Centre. Cardinal Baselios Mar Cleemis, the President of the KCBC, gratefully acknowledged the meritorious and valuable services rendered by him to the Church in Kerala, especially as the spokesperson of the Council. As a token of gratitude and appreciation the Cardinal presented him a memento.