His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Grace Kyrillos, Assistant Bishop for the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles in Southern California, at Mor Aphrem Center in New Jersey. His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern USA, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, attended the meeting. His Grace informed His Holiness about the recent meeting of the Joint Committee for the Official Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, which was held in Rome. His Holiness encouraged further cooperation among the Oriental Orthodox Churches, especially in Christian Education, Youth activities and theological Seminaries.