His Excellency Bishop Mar Thomas Elavanal while addressing the people gathered for the historical event “EVA-Global Symposium of Life” at Animation Renewal Centre (ARC), conveyed the significance of life and urged the listeners to practice pro-life and exhorted to stand against the culture of death. His Grace Bishop Mar Thomas Elavanal reminded the gathered galaxy of intellectual that right from the moment of conception, a child has to be protected.

His Excellency Bishop Elavanal related the objectives of the Symposium to the book of Jeremiah from Bible where it says, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” (Jeremiah 1:5) and reflected that “Gospel of Jesus is the gospel of Life.” And His Grace highlighted that we should love, protect and respect life since it comes from Lord Almighty.

His Grace Bishop Elavanal emphasized on the objectives of the Symposium and said that “The main aim of this Symposium is to promote life and reminded the people to restore human dignity.” “EVA- Global Symposium on Life” is a major event organized by the Eparchy of Kalyan under the guidance of Fr. Paul Kunduparambil, director of Pro-Life Movement, Kalyan Eparchy.