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Roundtable on Migration and Refugees

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a roundtable talk on “Migration and Refugees” at the Munich Security Conference. He spoke about the dangers of migration of Christians…

Aleppo, Mosul & Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the discussion panel entitled “Aleppo, Mosul and Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?” at the Munich Security…

Meeting with Lebanese Minister of Defense Mr. Yacoub Sarraf

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met the Lebanese Minister of Defense His Excellency Mr. Yacoub Sarraf at the Munich Security Conference. His Holiness and His Excellency discussed issues…

Opening Ceremony of the 53rd Munich Security Conference

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the opening ceremony of the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich. His Holiness will participate in a panel on the situation in the…

Meeting with Former President of Germany Mr. Wulff

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met Former President of Germany M. Christian Wulff in Munich. The meeting was attended by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and…

Statement Issued by the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod

Statement Issued by the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod   Patriarchal Residence – Atchaneh, Lebanon February 16, 2017   His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch…

Visit of a Delegation from the Institute of the Arab World

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Institute of the Arab World, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. The meeting was attended by Very…

Visit of the Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. His Beatitude was accompanied by…

Arrival of a Delegation from India

Arrival of a delegation of 17 Diocesan Metropolitans from our Syriac Orthodox Church in India headed by His Eminence Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin and Secretary of the Regional…

Visit of His Beatitude Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham, Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Alexandria and Jerusalem, at the Patriarchate in…