Category Archives: Lectures & Speeches

Following Christ together in discrimination, persecution, martyrdom: What does this mean for the global church today?

Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church at the 3rd Global Gathering –…

Keynote at the Conference of World Mission and Evangelism, Arusha – Tanzania

Keynote Address by His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church at the Conference of World…

Speech of His Holiness – Plenary Session: Baku Conference: 2017 Year of Islamic Solidarity

Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church at the International Conference entitled “2017…

Christianity in the Middle East: Challenges and the Future

Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church at the opening assembly of the…

Lecture at Pazmany Peter Catholic University

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II gave a lecture entitled “Can Christians Still have a Future in the Middle East?” at the Pazmany Peter Catholic Universty in Budapest. His…

Keynote Speech at the Launching of the Report on Religious Freedom in the World – House of Commons, London

Keynote Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church Launching of the Report on…

The Middle East: No Peace, No Future

Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church at the opening assembly of the…

Observations on Muslim-Christian Relations in the Middle East

Talk Delivered by His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church on October 13, 2014, at…

Meditation Prepared by His Holiness During the “Peace is the Future” Conference

Meditation Prepared by His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church during the “Peace is the…

In Defense of Christians

Keynote Address of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church In Defense of Christians –…