Fr. Prakash Kuriakose (Delegate of Malankara) – OCP News Service – 4/2/18
Kerala-India: February 7th, 2018, marks the 3rd anniversary of the historic meeting between Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Society) delegation and His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and the Syriac Orthodox delegation at Puthencruz, Malankara. OCP representation was the first ever Pan-Orthodox delegation to meet Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, on 7th February 2015.
OCP delegation also met prelates of the Syriac Orthodox Church. The brotherly encounter marked the beginning of very special bond between Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society and the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All-East.
OCP Society Delegation consisted of Kc Jacob- (Chairman), Varghese John Thottapuzha (Director- Dept of Publication & Chief Adviser on Oriental Orthodox Affairs) George Alexander(Secretary), Dr. Ajesh T Phollip (Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent) & Vipin Varghese (Director- Public Relations & Information Services Department).
OCP Delegation honored Patriarch Ignatius Aphren II with the Pan-Orthodox Indian icon of St. Peter and St. Thomas, traditional Malankara Lamp and a special memento on Seyfo.
On this glorious occasion, we would like to express our special gratitude to:
Very . Rev. Raban Abuna Joseph Bali – Patriarchal Secretary and Director of Media Office.
Rt. Rev. Chorbishop Dr. Kuriakose Moolayil – Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church in India.
Metropolitan Mor Timotheos Mathews- Secretary of Malankara Affairs at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate.
Metropolitan Mor Joseph Gregorious of Cochin of the Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church in India.
Shijo Mathew – Focalize Photography
OCP News Service