MUSCAT: Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church (MGOC) Muscat issued out a full-page supplement in the Malayala Manorama (Dubai edition, issued dated March 17) to commemorate the maiden visit of HH Moran Mar Baselious Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicose and Malankara Metropolitan to the Sultanate of Oman (March 17-19, 2011).
The advertisement contained the profile and programme schedule of the Catholicos with large size photos and of HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese.
Also of the nine-member executive members who toiled hard for successful visit of His Holiness under the Presidentship of MGOC Vicar Rev Fr James Geevarghese. Other executive members include: P C Cherian (Trustee), O Thomas (Co-Trustee), John Thomas (Secretary), Jacobs Kuriakose (Sabha Managing Committee Member), Cherian P Thomas (Diocesan Council Member), Geevarghese Yohannan (Finance Committee Convenor), Abraham Mathew (Reception Committee Convenor) and P K Koshy (Supplement & Media Committee Convenor).
Photos of the 18-member MGOC committee members for 2010-11 were also included. The supplement was brought out with sponsorship and best compliments from various companies in Oman.
The print and online media also extensively covered the visit of His Holiness.
Some of them were:
Gulfmanorama.com and Gulf Madhyamam Daily
Oman Tribune (March 22)
Oman Daily Observer (March 19)