Metropolitans meet with His Holiness the Patriarch of Antioch

Two Metropolitans of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church - His Grace Dr. Thomas Mar Athanasius, Metropolitan of the Kandanad East Diocese, and His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan of the Northeast American Diocese - met with His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II on Monday, September 4, 2017.

His Eminence Mor Thimithios Mathew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs was also present for this meeting which took place at the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate.

His Holiness the Patriarch, and Their Graces, had a very cordial and fruitful discussion about the challenges and problems faced by the Malankara Church. In light of the discussions, His Holiness, and Their Graces were hopeful to find a permanent solution by initiating a dialogue among all stakeholders.

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