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Formal Reception – St. Aphraim Church – Washington DC

St. Aphraim Syriac Orthodox Parish in Washington D.C. hosted a formal reception in honor of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II. His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar…

Protecting Freedom of Belief & Christian Minorities in Zones of Conflict

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was invited to give a talk in a discussion panel on “Protecting Freedom of Belief and Christian Minorities in Zones of Conflict”. Panelists…

Reception in Honor of His Holiness and the Orthodox Delegation

A reception was given by the organizers of the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians in honor of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II on Thursday May 11,…

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…