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The CBCI representatives meet the Prime Minister

Cardinal Baselios Cleemis, the President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, Cardinal George Alancherry, the Major Archbishop of the Syro Malabar Church and Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the President of CCBI, met the Prime Minister at his office in the Parliament. The team has submitted requests for taking immediate steps for the release of Father Tom Uzhunallil who taken captive by the terrorists in Yemen. The Prime Minister has assured the team of the necessary and immediate actions to be taken for the same. He has also informed the cardinals that the government holds a favourable attitude towards the visit of Pope Francis in India. The team has assured the Prime Minister that the Christian Churches will continue their support towards the integral growth of the nation.