Special prayers for peace in Kashmir were held as Christmas was on Tuesday celebrated with religious fervor and enthusiasm in the Valley.
In his Christmas message, Father Jobi of Holy Family Catholic Church at MA Road in Srinagar said the day is very important day for the entire world when birth of Jesus is being celebrated across the globe.
“Jesus was born to bring peace, so the message of Christmas is love and peace,” father Jobi said.
The priest said the community held very special prayers for Kashmir as the region is going through very difficult times.
“I prayed for the peace in Kashmir. Today in a very special way we prayed for peace in Kashmir. As we all know that Kashmir is a place where we have lot of trials and tribulations and tensions. Let this Christmas bring love and peace in Kashmir,” he said.