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Our Patriarch honors Very Rev. Dr. Curien Cor Episcopa Kaniamparambil with the title "Arch Cor-Episcopo" and St. Ignatius Medal
Submitted by dnjerry on Sat, 2012-02-25 17:19
DAMASCUS/PUTHENCURIZ: Our Patriarch, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, the Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church honoured Malankara Malphono, Korooso Dash`roro Very Rev Kaniamparambil Dr. Curien Cor-Episcopa with two rare and unique Patriarchal honours at his 100th birthday Celebrations. The Cor-Episcopos is awarded with the title, 'Arch Cor-Episcopo', and thus he became the only Arch Cor-Episcopo in the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church. His Holiness bestowed the prestigious St. Ignatius Medal (the higher honour which is given only to Bishops) and 'Mtargmono D Eeto' title also on Kaniamparambil Achan. Hon. Secretary to His Holiness on Indian Affairs, V.Rev. Mathews Karimapanakkal Ramban visits Malankara on behalf of His Holiness to present these awards in the presence of our Catholicose His Beatitude Aboon Mor Baseliose Thomas I.