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Catholicos Mathews II Was a Great Protagonist of Religious and Church Peace: Justice Benjamin Koshy

MAYUR VIHAR, NEW DELHI: LL Catholicos of the East Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews II was great protagonist of peace among religions and Churches, opined Justice Benjamin Koshy. He was inaugurating the Fifth Annual Remembrance of the late Pontiff on January 26th at St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi.

Fr. Thomas John Mavelil, Vicar of St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Mayur Vihar presided over the meeting. Fr. M.C. Paulose, Fr. Y. Thomas, Fr. Philip M. Samuel, Fr. Mathew Varghese, Fr. Johnson Ipe, M. V. Thomas, Jojy Ninan and Sabu Thomas spoke on the occasion.

In the Mathews II Memorial Quiz Competition organized by the host parish St. Stephen’s Orthodox Church, Dilshad Gardan secured the first prize and ever rolling trophy. Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Noida and St. John’s Orthodox Church, Mayur Vihar came on second and third positions respectively.

A. Joseph welcomed the gathering and Kochumman Thomas moved vote of thanks.