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Aleppo Arch Bishop Dr. Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim visits Arch Bishop Emeritus Dr. Mar Joseph Powathil
CHANGANASSERRY: Arch Bishop of Aleppo, Dr. Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim visited Arch Bishop Emeritus Dr. Mar Joseph Powathil of Changanasserry Arch Diocese at Arch Bishop's House here. Mor Osthatheos Ishaq of Mylapore Diocese accompanied Mor Gregorios. Dr. Gregorios and Mor Osthatheos were given a warm reception at Arch Bishop's House. They discussed about the various subjects, including the Inter Church relationship between Syriac Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church. Dr. Gregorios handed over the present of SOC to Dr. Powathil.
Arch Bishop Mor Theethoos Yeldho accorded a warm welcome at Edmonton, Canada Arch Bishop celebrated Holy Qurbono on Feb 13, Saturday
EDMONTON, CANADA: Arch Bishop Mor Theethoos Yeldho accorded a warm welcome at Edmonton. Mor Theethoos celebrated Holy Qurbono at St. Philip's Antiochian Orthodox Church hereon Feb 13, Saturday, assisted by Rev. Fr. M M Stephen, Vicar of St. Thomas JSO Knanaya Church. Hundreds of faithful attended. The feast of St. Ignatius Elias III was also observed on the same day and special prayers were conducted. Marthoma Syrian Church and Catholic church extended their full support for organising the Holy Qurbono and public function. Many from these churches also attended in Holy Qurbono. This was the first Holy Qurbono celebrated in this area. Later on Feb 14, Sunday, Mor Theethoos celebrated Holy Qurbono at St. Thomas JSO Knanaya Church.
Convocation of Second Batch students held at Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam H.B Catholicos Baselios Thomas I presided over
KOTHAMANGALAM: Convocation ceremony of II Batch BDS Students held at Mar Baselios Dental College here. Hon. Minister Jose Thettayil inaugurated. His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I presided over. Vice Chancellor of Kerala University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dr. K Mohandas delivered key note address. Commander Dr. T U Kuruvila MLA, Dr. Varghese Mani, Adv. Shibu Kuriakose, Dr. Shaji K Joseph, Dr. George Varghese, Hameed, Dr. Jiju George, Dr. Jijo John spoke.
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- 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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