JOURNEY TO INDIA
ADDRESS OF PAUL VI
Thursday, 3 December 1964
Gentlemen, Members of the Consular Corps Bombay,
We are most happy to meet you here in what might be considered Our home in Bombay. The work that you are called to do produces benefits not only for your own countries but also contributes much to the development and progress of this noble nation of India. Mutual respect and cooperation such as yours cannot but produce beneficial results and serves as a further proof of the brotherhood of nations which is a guarantee for peace and prosperity. People everywhere are most desirous of creating an atmosphere in which they are able to grow, develop and progress. We wish you well in your task and We encourage you to find more securely the bonds that unite all men in the one family of God. Upon you and your work We invoke an abundance of heavenly blessings and graces.