Kurien to head Indian delegation to Vatican

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 20:30

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien will lead the Indian delegation to the inaugural pontifical mass of Pope Francis I in Vatican City on Tuesday, official sources said on Sunday.

According to the sources, besides Kurien, the four-member delegation includes his wife Susan, his secretary PJ Antony and Kerala Congress Lok Sabha MP Jose K Mani.

The inaugural pontifical mass of the new Pope will be held on March 19 morning at St Peter`s Basilica.

The delegation will leave for Rome on Monday.

IANS



First Published: Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 20:30

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