On Monday, March 20, 2022, His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak accompanied by V. Rev. Fr. Joseph Chamoun and Deacon Malfono George Kiraz attended the meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches (SCOOCh) at St. Mary’s Christian Center and Coptic Orthodox Church in Staten Island, New York hosted by His Grace Bishop David, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York & New England.
During the meeting they discussed a number of pressing matters one of them being those affected in the tragic earthquake in Turkey and in Syria. After the meeting, the attendees gathered for an agape meal.