Mangaluru, Aug 31, 2018 : Shri Vedavyasa Kamath MLA Mangalore South visited the Bishop house and felicitated the new bishop on 30 August. The Apostolic Administrator Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D Souza invited the MLA for the Episcopal Ordination which will be held on 15 September at Rosario Cathedral. Shri Kamath promised his full support for the programme and to the new bishop. It was a most informal gathering and the new bishop requested the leaders to extend their full support to Mangalore diocese.
Fr Victor Vijay Lobo PRO of the diocese, Fr J B Crasta Chief coordinator of the Episcopal Ordination program, Fr Richard D Souza Director Canara Communication Centre, Mr M P Noronha the Member of Academic Council of Mangalore University, Mr Felix Albuquerque , Mr Joylus D Souza, BJP Dist Minority President , Mr Gladwin H D Silva, BJP Minority President Mangalore City South, Mr Sanjay Prabhu BJP Dist Treasurer, Mr Rangansth Kini Ex Corporator Court ward , Mr Vasanth Poojary, Dist Karyakarini Member , Mr Fedrick BJP Kadri Ward President , Edwin Gonsalves BJP Minority Vice President, Mangalore City South , Benedict Vijay, BJP Minority Genral Secretary, Mangalore City South were present at the occasion.