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“Our Last Stand: Saving Christianity in Iraq”

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II spoke at the Panel entitled: “Our Last Stand: Saving Christianity in Iraq” at the conference on the Future of Christians in Iraq. The…

Vice President of European Parliament Receives His Holiness

On the occasion of the conference on the Future of Christians in Iraq, Her Excellency Mrs. Mairead McGuinness, Vice President of the European Parliament, invited the participants of the conference…

Participation in the Conference: A Future for Christians in Iraq

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the opening session and the panels of the Conference: “A Future for Christians in Iraq” at the European Parliament in Brussels….

Reception at the Conference on the “Future of Christians in Iraq”

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a welcome reception at the Conference on the “Future of Christians in Iraq” at the European Parliament in Brussels. His Holiness was…

Memorial Service for Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III

On the occasion of the 37th dukhrono of the passing away of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III (25 June 1980) of blessed memory, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II…

Election of a New Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarch: Joseph I Absi

In the name of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and the Fathers of the Holy Synod, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II offered his congratulations to His Beatitude…

Visit of a Delegation from India

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with a delegation from India at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. Their Eminences Mor Themotheos Thomas, Metropolitan of Kottayam, and Mor Gregorius…

Visit of Mr. Antoine Laham, Assistant to the Special UN Envoy to Syria

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Antoine Laham, Assistant to the Special UN Envoy to Syria Mr. Staffan De Mistura, at the Patriarchal Residence in…

Visit of the Charge d’Affaires and Head of Mission of Hungary in Lebanon

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Andras Suveges, Charge d’Affaires and Head of Mission of Hungary in Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh –…

Holy Qurobo – Mor Yacoub Baradeus Church – Atchaneh

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Yacoub Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh – Lebanon. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun,…