Quinquennial Anniversary of the Historic Meeting Between the OCP Delegation and Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

OCP News Service – 26/10/2020

Kerala-India: This year (2020), marks the 5th anniversary of the historic meeting between Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Society) delegation and His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch at Puthencruz, Malankara. OCP representation was the first-ever Pan-Orthodox delegation to meet Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, on 7th February 2015.

OCP Society Delegation consisted of KC Jacob- (Former Chairman), Varghese John Thottapuzha (Director- Dept of Publication & Chief Adviser on Oriental Orthodox Affairs) George Alexander (Secretary and Spokesperson), Dr Ajesh T Phillip (Member of EC and Head of MARP) & Vipin Varghese (Director- Public Relations & Information Services Department).

OCP Delegation honoured 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.

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