Cathedral of The Most Holy Rosary holds special mass and inter faith meet


24th July 2022, Kolkata: The Cathedral of the Most Holy Rosary, Burrabazar, Kolkata, held
a special mass on Sunday conducted by the Vatican Nuncio to India and Nepal,
Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli with Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, President of The Federation
of Asian Bishop’s Conferences, Myanmar, The Archbishop of Calcutta, His Excellency,
Thomas D’Souza, Rev. Father Franklin Menezes, Pro-Vicar of The Cathedral of the Most
Holy Rosary and other dignitaries.
An inter-faith goodwill gathering to spread the message of humanity, peace and
environmental awareness was held and was represented by eminent citizens professing
Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism. Mr Prabhas Dansana, Principal
Chief Operations Manager (PCOM), South Eastern Railway, was also present along with
Mr Imran Zaki, Mr Satnam Singh Ahluwalia and others.
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo from Myanmar said, “It is great to see people of different faiths
come together to share solidarity and support each other. Together we pray for world
peace. We pray that the current global strife ailing humanity comes to an end.”
“I am thankful to my friends from different faiths for being with us here to spread the
message of harmony and peace,” said Rev. Fr. Franklin Menzes.
“It feels great to be a part of the inter-faith meeting which not only goes a long way to
contribute to social harmony and peace but also represents India’s diverse religious
heritage and peaceful co-existence of communities,” said Mr Prabas Dansana, PCOM,
South Eastern Railway.
Rev. Fr. Franklin Menezes felicitated the Vatican Nuncio, Leopoldo Girelli, Cardinal
Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Calcutta, His Excellency, Thomas D’Souza, Mr Dansana
and others with floral bouquets. Mementos were shared by the representatives of inter-
faith fraternity.