Kottayam: Pilgrims of the famous Manjinikkara pilgrimage were given a warm reception in Kottayam by the Theerathyathra Sangam and Kotttayam Civil Society. Mor Themotheose Thomas, Mor Coorilos Geevarghese, Mor Polycarpos Zacharias and Mor Alexathrayose Thomas and several priests from Kottayam diocese attended the reception. Fr. John Punnamattam welcomed the guests. Mr. Thomas Chazhikkadan Ex. M. L. A and other political leaders also addressed the pilgrims.