Regional Synod of India – Muscat, Oman

On November 21, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Regional Holy Synod of India, at Morth Shmouni Church in Muscat – Oman.

In the Synod, His Holiness and their Eminences discussed the current situation of our church in India and its future. Their Eminences the Metropolitans of the Syrian Orthodox Jacobite Church in India headed by His Eminence Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan-Trustee, were present in addition to their Eminences: Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Archbishop of Beirut, Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk, Kurdistan and Environs, Mor Barthelmaus Nathanael Youssef, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus.

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