Bangalore, Jul 27: Christians in all walks of life must discharge their duty diligently and conscientiously as ”value based leaders,” said Archbishop Dr Bernard Moras.

Presiding over the 10th Batch (2014-2015) of the Career Advancement Program for Civil Service Examination Coaching at KROSS Institute for Civil Service (KICS), the Archbishop of Bangalore said the Christians had to follow their conscience in whichever field they were working, be it in politics, administration or other sectors.

‘Be sincere to self and commit yourself to the cause you are entrusted to,” he said urging the youthto come forward in a big way and accept the challenge to study well, remain focused and grab good positions in the Government if we want to discourage corruption.

The function had a galaxy of leaders belonging to the Christian community from former chief secretary and minister J Alexander, sitting MLAs J R Lobo and Vinisha Nero of the Anglo Indian Community, newly nominated MLC Ivan D’Souza, former MLA Ivan Nigli, former DGP FTR Colaco, senior ex-bureaucrats Anthony Mendonca, Francis Anthony, Susainathan and others.

Fr Peter Brank, Director, KROSS, welcomed the gathering, Chris L Bernard, CAP Coordinator, KROSS gave a brief introduction. Sr Nancy Lobo, Program Officer, KROSS compered the programme and Clement Fernandes, Asst Manager Program support, KROSS proposed the vote of thanks.

Courtesy : Daijiworld