Pambakuda, 29 January 2014: Plenary session of the International Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches started today at Samanvaya Ecumenical Study Centre , Pambakuda.
Representatives of the Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of All Armenians), the Armenian Apostolic Church (Holy See of Cilicia), the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church and the Roman Catholic Church are attending in the dialogues sessions. Arch Bishop Petrasian (Germany), Bishop Abbashoi (Egypt), H.G Yuhanon Mar Demetrius, Fr. Baby Varghese addressed the meeting.
Ecumenical Relations president of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church H.E, Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Secretary Fr. Abraham Thomas, Metropolitan of Kadanad East Diocese H.E. Dr. Thomas Mar Athanasius, Priest Trustee of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church Rev. Dr. Johns Abraham Konat welcomed the respective Delegates.
H.H Baselios Marthoma Paulose Marthoma Paulose II will felicitate the delegates today.