OCP News Service – 18/12/14
London: Prince Charles made a visit to the Syriac Orthodox of St Thomas Cathedral in Acton, London On Wednesday 17th of December 2014. The Prince was given a cordial welcome by Mor Athanasius Toma Dawod Dakkama – Archbishop of the Syriac Orthodox church in UK.
The Prince addressed Syriac faithful where he spoke on religious freedom and its challenges. He made special emphasis on the tragic attack made by militants in Peshawar army school. The attack resulted in massacre of innocent children and their teachers.
Prince Charles personally met with several faithful who have experienced the tragedy of persecution at first hand in Middle East and who have fled persecution in their homelands. Later he joined the community for concluding prayer service.
OCP News Service