NEW YORK: A warm welcome was accorded to the newly appointed Metropolitan of North East American Diocese Zachariah Mar Nicholavos at the JFK International Airport, New York.
Senior Metropolitan Mathews Mar Barnabas led the 100 member delegation to receive the Metropolitan, which included priests, Church Managing Committee Members, and a large body of faithful. Thereafter the delegation accompanied the Metropolitan to his residence at Mutton Town.
Fr. John Thomas, the Diocesan Secretary, led the reception at the Diocesan Center. A number of priests and lay people attended the meeting. Representatives of all spiritual organizations of the diocese accorded good wishes to the newly appointed Metropolitan.