OCP Secretariat Condemns Attack on Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & the Christian Community in Qamishli

OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch & All East

OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch & All East

OCP News Service – OCP Secretariat- 20/6/16

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Global: The Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Movement) has strongly condemned the attack on the Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II and the Christian faithful in Qamishli, by one of the suicide bombers.

“We strongly condemn such barbaric acts, which is a serious crime against humanity. God protected our beloved Patriarch His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch & All East from all dangers.

We continue to hold our brothers and sisters in Syria and Iraq our prayers. May the souls of our beloved Martyrs rest in eternal peace. May God have mercy upon all of us.”

With Prayers

In Christ 

George Alexander
(Secretary and Spokesperson
Director- Dept. of External Church Relations)

Fr Prakash Kuriakose
(Delegate of Malankara)

Vipin Varghese
(Director- Dept. of Public Relations)

Dr Ajesh T Phillip
(Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent)

Kisha D Dorado
(Director- Dept of Church Research & Studies)

Prakash Varghese
(Delegate of Gulf, Levant and All Middle East)

Abraham P Koshy
(Director – Dept of Finance)

Monu John Phillip
(Special Envoy of the Secretariat)

Deacon Lijo Elias
(Representing the Kananaya Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church to OCP)

OCP News Service – OCP Secretariat