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KCBC Laity Commission One-day Seminar

KCBC Laity Commission organized a one-day Seminar on 29 March to discuss the contemporary issues affectingthe common people of Kerala like the Kasturi Rangan Report, the Coastal Regulation Zone, the Dalit Christian issues etc. His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Varghese Chakkalakal, (Chairman, KCBC Laity Commission] inaugurated the one-day seminar held in POC. Rev. Dr.Stephen Alathara (KCBC Deputy Secretary General] chaired the inaugural session. Adv. Antony M. Ambat (Secretary, Laity Commission) welcomed the gathering of delegates. Mr. P.I. Lazar [President, Kerala Catholic Federation) felicitated. Rev. Fr. Sebastian Kochupurackal [The veteran leader, High Range Protection Samithy), Mr. Shaji George [President, Kerala Latin Catholic Association) and Mr. Shibu Joseph (General Secretary, Dalit Christian Mahajana Sabha (DCMS)) presented the papers. Mr. K.M. Philip (President, Malankara Catholic Association), Rev. Fr. William Rajan (Secretary, KRLCBE Laity Commission), Mr. James Elavunkal (President, DCMS) moderated the sessions. Fr. Jose Kottayil (Secretary, KCBC Family Commission) moderated a general discussion held after the presentation of the main subjects. Rev. Fr. Francis Xavier Thannikaparambil, Mr. Devassia Kongala, Mr. Sebastian Vadassery and Mr. Jose Anjiparambil spoke. Mr. Nelson Fernandez (General Secretary, KCF) proposed the vote of thanks.