PRESS RELEASE ON THE OCCASION OF MUHARRAM

  12 October,2016

Prot.1240/GenSec2016 (3-b-10/CBCI-GC)                                 11thOctober, 2016
 
 
PRESS RELEASE ON THE OCCASION OF MUHARRAM 
 
 
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India most cordially greets our Muslim brethren in India as they celebrate Muharram tomorrow, which commemorates the martyrdom of al-Husayn ibn Ali, grandson of Prophet Mohammad. May the religious observations and celebrations surrounding this feast continue to encourage them and all in Society to be willing to make sacrifices and to endure suffering, when necessary, for the sake of common good.  
 
May the Almighty bestow on our Country peace, harmony and happiness.
 
 
 
 
Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas SFX
Secretary General, 
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India