KROSS Hosts Karnataka State Justice & Peace Commission Meet – 12th August, 2015.

Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS), Bangalore hosted the Karnataka State Justice & Peace Commission Meet on 12th August, 2015 at KROSS Resource Centre.

Rt. Rev. Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo, President KROSS and Bishop of Udupi presided over the meeting said Pope Francis emphasised for a happy life for which Peace is essential as it allows us to look at things clearly, understand them and come up with creative solutions and asked the members to form Core Committees at Diocesan Level, Peace Committees at Taluk and Village Level with members of all caste, creed, community and religion so that we can live in love, peace and harmony and be apostles of justice and peace in our region.

Rev. Fr. Dr. Charles Irudayam, Secretary, National Office for Justice, Peace & Development, New Delhi facilitated the Meet with in-depth analysis of Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si” which gives a clarion call for taking care of our common home the earth and states that it is a sin for human beings to destroy the biological diversity by causing change in climate, to contaminate the earth’s water, land, air and life.

Rev. Fr. Sebastian Fernandes, Director, KROSS welcomed the participants and Rev. Fr. Staney Almeida, Director, ODP, Mysore proposed the vote of thanks.