Soonoro Perunnal observed at Manarcad Cathedral
MANARCAD: Soonoro Perunnal observed at Morth Mariyam JSO Cathedral, here from Feb 26 till 28. It was on Feb 28, 1982, His Holiness, Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch installed the Holy Soonoro of Mother Mary here. It was then, for the first time in Malankara, the Soonoro was installed. Every year the days, Feb 26, 27 & 28 are observed as Soonoro Perunnal here. His Grace Mor Philoxenos Zacharias of Malabar Diocese celebrated Holy Qurbono this year. Thousands of faithful attended.
Archbishop Dr. Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim accorded a warm welcome by the Indian Community in Syria.
ALEPPO, SYRIA: Archbishop of Syriac Orthodox Church in Aleppo, Dr. Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim accorded a warm reception by the Indian Community at Sharaton Hotel here on Feb 27, Saturday. Dr. Gregorios was the chief guest in the programme organised by the Indian Embassy here. Indian Ambassador to Syrian Arab Republic, His Excellency V P Haran welcomed Mor Gregorios. Governor of Aleppo, Ali Ahmed Mansoura, Hon. Mayor of Aleppo, Dr. Maen Al Shibli, Consuls of various Arab and other countries were among other attendees.
Indian Embassy in Syria is located at Damascus and Consulates at Aleppo and Lattakia. His Excellency V P Haran was appointed as the Indian Ambassador to Syria in September 2009, after a remarkable term as Joint Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs.
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