Indore: Christmas was celebrated in the city with traditional flavour on Wednesday. Members of Christian community thronged city churches to offer their prayers. Prayers were offered at White Church, Red Church and Arnold Church, Infant Jesus Church in Chota Bangarda and other churches in the city.
After prayers, people greeted each other with ‘ Merry Christmas.’ Members of other communities also wished Christmas setting an example of communal harmony. According to TP Emmanuel, apart from the prayers, confessions to seek pardon from the God were also done. He said that festivities started on the night of December 24 and added that the community celebrated Christmas throughout the day with sumptuous meals, carol singing and dancing to the tunes of DJs at a number of places.
Iranian cleric greets members at Red church
Maulana Sibten Abbas Rizvi of Iran greeted the members of Christian Community on Christmas.He met the members of Catholic community at Red Church. On this occasion, the Shiite scholar said, ” Religion is binding hearts. The world needs love and humanity.” He also added, ” The distances between hearts can be reduced with mutual conversation.” He was welcomed by Bishop Chacko of the Red Church. He presented a bouquet and cakes and sweets to the community members.