MALANKARA ARCHDIOCESE IN USA: Extended Full Support to H.B.Catholicos Strike for Justice
- NEWYORK: The Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America has extended their full support and prayers to the Hunger Strike and Fasting Prayers being conducted by H.B.Catholicos Baselius Thomas 1st ,Bishops,Priests and Faithfuls of Malankara Jacobite Syrian Church at St.Peters and St.Pauls Church in Kolencherry. The Special Archdiocesan Council covened on 13th September unanimously passed a resolution and requested the Government Authority to establish the will of majority and freedom of their worship. His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldho, the Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar presided cver the meeting .
" The accounts of tensions in malankara Parishes especially now at our Kolencherry church is very disturbing and paiful for the faithfuls here in America.We are truely concerned about the challenge ahead of our church where our Beloved Catholicos, Metropolitans, Priests along with hundreds of faithfuls are seeking justice for worship. We wholeheartedly express our solidarity to our Catholicos Bava Thirumeni and Metropolitans who are on an indefinite fasting prayer and hunger strike. We pray for the good health and well being of our Bava Thirumeni, a peaceful settlement and justice to be served. " quoted in the Resolution.
H.E.Archbishop Mor Titus Yeldho Metropolitan requested faithfuls to continue their prayers and support to our Catholicos Bava Thirumeni and Bishops untill the peaceful settlement are established.