His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attends an official reception in his honor organized by St Aphrem Church and St. Peter Church in Perth.
His Holiness expressed his great joy to be among his spiritual children, who are the little flock who love their church and are attached to their faith and traditions.
He also prayed the special service (teshmeshto) of the Martyrs of Sayfo and spoke of the history of these massacres and genocide.
Their Eminences Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar of Australia & New Zealand, Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Metropolitan of Mosul, Kirkuk, Kurdistan and Environs, Mor Meletius Youhanon, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia and New Zealand for the faithful of our church in India, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director accompanied His Holiness.