Mor Dionysius will be the Metropolitan Director of Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate
His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas consecrated Very Rev. Rabban John Aziz Kawaq as metropolitan by the name Mor Dionysius Yuhanon Kawaq at St. Peter’s & St.Paul’s Cathedral, St. Ephraim’s Patriarchal Monastery here on March 21, Sunday. Mor Dionysius will be the Director of Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate located at Damascus.
Metropolitans Their Eminences Dr. Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim (Archbishop, Aleppo), Mor Theophilose George Saliba (Secretary to the Holy Synod, Archbishop, Lebanon), Mor Osthatheos Matta Rohum (Archbishop, Euphrates & Jazirah), Mor Dionysius Behnam Jajawi (Retired, Syria), Mor Philoxenos Matta Shamoun (Retired, Lebanon), Dr. Mor Coorilos Aprem Karim (Archbishop, Eastern US), Mor Silvanos Petrus Issa Al Nemeh (Patriarchal Vicar, Homs & Hama), Mor Yusuphinos Paulos (Patriarchal Vicar, Zahle), Mor Severios Hazail Sowmi (Pariarchal Vicar, Belgium & France), Mor Gregorios Malke Urek (Patriarchal Vicar, Adiyaman), Mor Philoxenos Mathias Nayis (Patriarchal Assistant), Mor Clemis Daniel Malak Kourieh (Patriarchal Assistant, Beirut) and Mor Ivanios Paulose Al Souky (Patriarchal Vicar, Damascus) assisted His Holiness. Monks, Priests, Deacons and lot of faithful were present.
Mor Dionysius holds a Masters in Economics from University of Damascus and Maters in Theology (MTh) from Oriental Institute, Rome in his credit. Mor Dionysius served as a priests in Damascus and Eastern US.
(Malankara Syriac Voice)