Mangaluru: Need to focus on reconciliation – Jesuit chief Fr Arturo Sosa


   Fri, Mar 2 2018 

Mangaluru, Mar 2: The Superior General of Society of Jesus, Fr Arturo Sosa, visited St. Aloysius College during his tour to city, on Thursday, March 1.

Addressing the gathering Fr Arturo Sosa said, “We need to focus on three types of reconciliation namely reconciliation of humans, reconciliation of nature and reconciliation of God. We need to make our roots stronger by excluding violence and hatred.”

“Biological sensitivity and sustainable development is a important orientation”, he added.

Fr Sosa also touched upon several other topics such as education, sense of collaboration and practicality of life.

Earlier Fr Sosa was greeted according to the Indian tradition with a garland, tender coconut and cultural procession.

Later the students of St Aloysius Institutions rendered an array of coastal folk art and dance form.

Fr Sosa’s delegation included Fr Stanislaus D’Souza, Provincial of the Karnataka Jesuits, Fr Lisbert D’Souza, Regional Assistant South Asia, Bombay Province and soem priests from Rome.

Fr. Sosa was joined by the Rector of Aloysius institutions Fr Dionysius Vas SJ, Principal of the college Fr Dr. Praveen Martis SJ for a formal function.

Staff, students and Alumni of Aloysius Institutions were present on the occasion.

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