Trivandrum: “Snehathinte Aanandham,” was released by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos, the President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, on 11 July 2016 at St. Jude Church, Vettinad, Trivandrum, and gave the first copy to Mr John Kalivilakath and family (Parish Secretary). This is the Malayalam version of Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), a post-synodal apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis dated on 19 March 2016.
The Vatican’s official publication Amoris Laetitia was translated by Rev. Fr Mathew Thundathil OCD and was prepared by the Carmel International Publishing House, of Malabar province OCD. Rev Fr Joseph Ilamparayil (Provincial of the OCD Malabar Province), Most Rev. Msgr Mathew Manakarakkavil Corepiscopa, Most Rev. Msgr John Kochuthundil, Rev. Fr Peter Chakyatt, Rev. Fr Francis Aymanam, Rev. Fr Johnson Kochuthundil were present in the ceremony.