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His Holiness Visits St. Gustav Cathedral in Gothenborg

On September 21, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was welcomed by His Grace Per Ekerdal, Bishop of Gothenborg for the Church of Sweden, at St. Gustav Cathedral…

His Holiness Consecrates Mor Matta and Mor Behnam Church

On September 19, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated Mor Matta and Mor Behnam Church in Flemingsberg. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Dioscoros Benjamin Atas,…

His Holiness Receives the Sankt Ignatius Medal

On September 17, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived to Sweden in an apostolic visit. He was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant,…

His Holiness Inaugurates the Academic Year at Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary

On September 14, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the academic year at Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya. His Holiness celebrated the Holy Qurobo at…

Declaration of the Beatification of Syriac Catholic Martyr Mor Flabianos Mikhael Melki

On the occasion of the declaration of the beatification of Martyr Mor Flabianos Mikhael Melki, Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Jazeerat Ibn Omar who was martyred in 1915 during the Syriac…

The Forgotten Genocide: A Documentary on the Occasion of the Centennial of Sayfo

Under the patronage of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, and in collaboration with the Syrian Ministry of Social Affairs, the documentary entitled “The Forgotten Genocide” was launched on…

His Holiness Visits Zaydal to Check on the Refugees Coming from Qaryaten

After the terrorist attacks on Qaryaten, around 400 Syriac faithful were able to flee from Qaryaten through the desertuous areas to reach safer areas in Homs or towns like Hewareen,…

His Holiness Visits Catholicos Aram I

On July 11, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia in his summer residence in…

His Holiness Receives President of the French Christian Democrats Party

On July 10, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency French MP Mr. Jean Frederique Poisson, President of the Christian Democrats Party at the Patriarchate…

His Holiness Receives the New Syrian Ambassador in Cyprus

On July 6, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the newly appointed Syrian ambassador to Cyprus Mr. Mohammad Najib at the patriarchate in Bab Touma. His…