New York – The Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches (SCOOCH) congratulates His Grace Bishop Daniel Findikyan, the newly consecrated Bishop and Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church in America. On Saturday, May 18, 2019 SCOOCH hierachs H.E. Mor Dionysios John Kawak of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese, H.G. Abune Makarios of the Eritrean Orthodox Diocese of North America, H.E. Mor Titus Yeldho of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church, and H.G. Bishop David of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York & New England joined Bishop Daniel in his inaugural liturgy in his new see. Mor Dionysios and Mor Titus had also traveled to Holy Etchmiadzin, Armenia, to participate in Bishop Daniel’s ordination on May 12. The Standing Conference heartily congratulates His Grace Bishop Daniel and prays that God might preserve him on his throne for many years in peace and health for the sake of his flock.