OCP News Service – 14/7/21
Kottayam-Kerala-India: The late Catholicos-Mooppan Marthoma Paulose II of Malankara was laid to rest at the Catholicate Palace on the 13th of July 2021 with full State honours.
Funeral rites were performed under the leadership of the senior Metropolitan Kuriaksoe Cleemis of Thumpamon adhering to Covid protocol.
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Catholicos Aram I of Cilicia and many other dignitaries have expressed their condolences on the demise of the Primate of the Malankara Church.
OCP News Service