Vision and Mission Statement for the Commission
Vision provides a guide, a blue print giving direction to one`s efforts. The member bishops and the consulters prepared the following Vision and Mission Statement for the Canon Law Commission:
To establish the kingdom of God by promoting the values of Love, Truth, Justice, Peace, Harmony and Communion.
The commission for canon Law and Other Legislative Texts by its planning and programmes will reinforce these values and create, strengthen and sustain effective administrative and pastoral structures in a true spirit of Christ and according to the mind of the Church, which will promote a healthy and participatory Church, which will reflect the kingdom of God.
By these activities, the Commission will work to realize the kingdom of God in India.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias: 1998 – 2006
Abp. Anthony Anandarayar: 2006 – 2015
Abp. George Antonysamy: 2015
Former Executive Secretaries
Fr. Joseph Chinnayyan: 1988-2003
Fr. Dominic Savio Fernandes: 2003-2005
Fr. Peter Thumma: 2006-2010
Fr. Arulselvam Rayappan: 2010-