Tuesday, the 12th of July, 2011, His Eminence, Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim paid a cordial visit to His Holiness, Mar Dinkha the IV, Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, who was paying pastoral visits to his churches in the area.
His Eminence was accompanied by Rev. Father Gabriel Adde, pastor of St. Peter’s Church in Long Island, New York. Mor Cyril conveyed to His Holiness, Mar Dinkha, the brotherly regards of our Patriarch, His Holiness Mor Zakka I.
During the visit, relationships of the two sister Churches were discussed; the shared past with its glory and misfortunes, as well as the future plans for closer relationships were aspired.
His Holiness and His Eminence expressed their concern for the future of our people in the Middle East and prayed for God’s care and protection during this very critical time in our homeland.