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World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians – Washington DC

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians, in Washington DC. Many Christian leaders from throughout the world gave talks on…

Visit of the Head of Delegation of the International Committee for Red Cross in Syria

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross in Syria, Mrs. Marianne Gasser, at the Patriarchate in Bab…

Feast of St. Georges – St. Georges Shrine – Old Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of St. Georges at St. Georges Shrine in the old city of Damascus. …

Visit of a Delegation from Muscat – Oman

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from Muscat – Oman, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. The meeting was attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos…

Consecration of St. Mary (Azret Azakh) Church in Bad Vilbel

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated and consecrated the newly built St. Mary (Azret Azakh) church in Bad Vilbel, Germany. During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness was assisted…

Meeting with Member of European Parliament Mr. Elmar Brok

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency Mr. Elmar Brok, Member of the European Parliament in the group of the European People’s Party (EPP) and Mr. Andre…

Evening Prayer at St. Mary Mother of God Church in Bad Vilbel

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer (ramsho) at St. Mary Mother of God Church in Bad Vilbel in Germany. The prayer was attended by…

Meeting with SOKAD

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the youth of SOKAD at Mor Jakob of Sarug Monastery in Warburg. During the meeting, His Holiness spoke about working with…

Meeting with the Syriac Malphone of the Rheda-Wiedenbruck Region

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the teachers (malphone) of Syriac language and Christian Education in the region of Rheda Wiedenbruck in Germany, at Mor Jakob of…

Visit of a Group from UK

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom and a group of 75 members of the church at…