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Transfer of the Remains of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III

On the occasion of the 36th anniversary of the passing away of His Holiness Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III of blessed memory, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II…

Visit of the Brazilian Ambassador

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Achilles Zaluar, Ambassador of Brazil in Damascus, at the patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Excellency personally condemned the…

Iftar Organized by EPDC for the Muslim Benevolent Institutions

Under the auspices of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) organized an Iftar “Ramadan Charity Banquet” on the occasion of Ramadan for the…

Holy Qurobo for the Martyrs and Wounded in Qamishly

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the…

Visit of Mr. Wolfgang Friedel

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II receives Mr. Wolfgang Friedel, Head of Division of Migration and Foreign Aid at Caritas – Augsburg, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh –…

Visit of Gen. Mustafa Hamdan

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II receives Gen. Mustafa Hamdan, Secretary General of the Administrative Body of Al-Murabitoun, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Bikfaya. The meeting was…

Syriac Orthodox Delegation Attends the Great & Holy Synod – Crete

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II delegated His Eminence Mor Timotheos Moussa Al-Shamani, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Mor Matta Monastery in Iraq, to represent the Syriac Orthodox Church…

Statement following the Suicide Bombing in Qamishly

      Patriarch Aphrem II Offers Thanks to God and Condemns the Terrorist Attack in Qamishly   Statement Issued by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the…

Visit to Kids Workshop on “Messages of Peace”

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the kids at the workshop organized by Mor Aphrem Christian Education Center in Bab Touma in collaboration with EPDC. The initiative is…

Evening Prayer at Mor Aphrem Church in Qamishly

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Evening prayer (Ramsho) at Mor Aphrem Church in Qamishli. Their Graces Bishops Mor Maurice Amsih, Patriarchal Delegate for the Archdiocese…