His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas condoled in the demise of Bar E'tho M'haimno Commander Dr. P. A. Jacob. His loyalty to the Holy Syriac Orthodox Church, its metropolitans, and the Holy Throne of St. Peter was unchallengeable, Holy Father says in the condolence message.
The funeral of Bar E'to M'haimno Commander Dr. P. A. Jacob was held at his home parish, Othera St. Mary's JSO Knanaya Church on June 05, Saturday. His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I led the service. Bar E'to M'haimno Commander Dr. P. A. Jacob's untimely demise is a loss for the church and society, said Catholicos Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I.
Metropolitans Mor Athanasius Geevarghese (Simhasana Church), Mor Theophilose Kuriakose (MSOTS, Europe), Mor Aphrem Mathews (High Range), Mor Athanasius Elias (Viswasa Samrakshana Samithy), Mor Chrisostomos Markose (EAE), Mor Ivanios Mathews (Kandanad), Mor Irenios Paulose (Kozhikode), Mor Gregorios Kuriakose (Kallisserry), Mor Ivanios Kuriakose (Ranni), Mor Barnabas Geevarghese (Spiritual Organisations) assisted His Beatitude.
Earlier Hon. Ministers Paloly Muhammed Kutty, P. K. Gurudasan, Mullakkara Rathnakaran, MLAs, MPs, His Grace the Most Rev Dr. Philipose Mar Chrisostomos Valiya Metropolita (Marthoma Syrian Church), His Grace the Most Rev Dr. Joseph Marthoma Metropolitan(Marthoma Syrian Church), Metropolitans of Syro Malankara Church, His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis Catholicos, His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Joshua Mar Ignatios (Mavelikkara), His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Koorilos,(Thiruvalla), His Grace Dr. Vincent Mar Paulose(Marthandom), His Grace Dr. Thomas Mar Anthonios (Curia), Dr. Philipose Mar Stepahose (Asst. Thiruvalla), His Grace Dr. Sameual Mar Irenios (Asst. Trivandrum), Metropolitans of Indian Orthodox Church His Grace Dr. Yuhanon Mar Chrisostomos (Niranam), His Grace Zacharias Mar Anthonios (Kollam), His Grace Geevarghese Mar Athanasius(Chengannur), CSI Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Sam Mathew, Bishops of Syro Malabar Church Archbishop His Grace Most. Rev. Dr. Mar Joseph Powathil, Dr. Mathew Arakkal, DGP Dr. Jacob Punnoose IPS, Tomin J Thachankary IPS, Super Intendent of Police, Pathanamthitta, DIG Natarajan, Dist. Collector S. Lalithambika IAS visited his house and condoled the bereaved family.
SOCM News Bureau - Thiruvalla