A BOOK IN SYRIAC ON THE RECENT APOSTOLIC VISIT TO INDIA & ABOUT THE INDIAN CHURCH RELEASED
Damascus, Feb. 2, 2009: A book in Syriac on the recent Apostolic visit of His Holiness the Patriarch Ignatius Zakka-I Iwas to India and about the Indian Church, titled �eezgado d-shayno" : so`oorotho shleehoyto lathro d-hendoo, written by Abuuna Yokin, (Very Rev. Ramban Fr. Yokin Unval), the Associate Administrator of the Faculty of Mor Afrem Syriac theological spiritual guide, has been released at the Patriarchate in Damascus on February 1, 2009. The literal meaning to the Syriac title of the book is �Ambassador of Peace: the Apostolic visit to India".
The 278 page book printed in colour contains an introduction to the Syriac Orthodox Church in India since its establishment, about the October 2008 Apostolic visit of His Holiness with pictures of all major events, the speeches made, brief history of saints and delegates to India, details of bishops of India, the churches in India etc.
Five thousand copies of the book have been printed and will be available for sale from next week onwards.