Mangaluru, Jan 12: N Shashi Kumar, the new Commissioner of Mangaluru, paid the courtesy visit to Most Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha the Bishop of Catholic diocese of Mangaluru on 12 January 2021 at the Bishop house.
Bishop felicitated the new Commissioner with a bouquet of flowers and blessed him.
Both spent time along with diocesan curia in discussing about the history of Mangalore diocese, bishops who served the diocese, the prominent churches and educational institutions in Mangalore diocese.
The Bishop also explained the historical background of St Joseph Vaz Shrine Mudipu, the paintings at St Aloysius college Chapel Mangalore etc. He assured of visiting various churches in Mangalore.
The commissioner also showed interest in visiting various churches in Mangalore diocese.
Msgr Maxim L Noronha the Vicar General, Fr Victor George D Souza, the Chancellor, Fr Victor Vijay Lobo and Mr Ronald Castelino PROs of the diocese, Fr Richard DSouza the Director of Canara Communication Center , Hariram Shankar, IPS ,DCP (Law & Order) and M. Jagdish, ACP - Central Sub-Division were present.