His Beatitude Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos elected as CBCI president-GCIC greets

February 14, 2014 by  
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Baselios Cardinal CleemisFebruary 12, 2014: Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, is elected as the President of Catholic Bihop Conference of India(CBCI) in the plenery session held at Pala,Kerala. Global Council of Indian Christians(GCIC) wishes cardinal best of luck and prays that his eminence new position shall be a great blessings in the lives of many people.

Cardinal was early this month was nominated to National Integration council.The National Integration Council originated in a conference convened by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in September–October 1961. The NIC met for the first time in June 1962. The purpose of the Council is to find ways to counter problems that divide the country due to communalism, casteism, regionalism and fundamentalism. It reviews national issues and makes recommendations to foster the integrity of the nation. His Grace Benedict Mar Gregorios of venerable memory, the Metropolitan of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, was a member of the NIC.

His Beatitude Baselios Cleemis Catholicos was appointed Cardinal of the Catholic Church by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on 24 October 2012. His Beatitude, the youngest among the College of Cardinals, is a member of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches and the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue. His Beatitude is also the President of the Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council (KCBC) and Vice-President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI).

– persecution.in

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