Hundreds have attended the impressive ceremonial of the ordination of Fr. Fikri Gabriel, a PhD candidate.
Interviews conducted by Assyria TV with:
– H.E. Bishop Polycarpus Augin Aydin, his schoolmate at St. Gabriel (Mor Gabriel) Monastery in Tur-Abdin. Like Fr. Fikri Gabriel, H.E. Bishop Polycarpus is an academician and holds a PhD title from Princeton University (USA)
– Parents of Fr. Fikri Gabriel with striking statements on our Assyrian media
– Fr. Fikri Gabriel on why he wishes to combine his priesthood with his academic research on the Role and Opinion of the Vatican regarding the Assyrian Genocide of 1915. Special words delivered in respect of malfono Issa Garis of Mor Gabriel Monastery in Tur Abdin and H.E. Bishop Mor Timotheus Samuel Aktas.
– Two Belgian officials, among them a bishop of the Catholic church of Belgium. The bishop is the academic supervisor for Fr. Gabroile’s doctoral research.