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One Year Memorial Service of the Passing Away of Dayroyto Mariam Hikari

On July 5, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo that was celebrated by His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Director of Public Relations…

Semi-Annual Archdiocese Executive Council Meeting 2015 (Eastern USA)

AEC Semi-Annual meeting for the Eastern United States, lead by His Holiness. In attendance, His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, the clergy of the Eastern US, parish council…

Meeting and Statement of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches

On January 22-23, 2015, the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held a meeting in Jordan. Their Eminences Mor Theophilus George Saliba Archbishop of Mount Lebanon…

His Holiness Receives a Delegation from St. George Church in Kuwait

On January 19, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from St. George Reesh Church in Kuwait headed by Rev. Fr. Aby Paul, at the…

Appeal of the Patriarchs and Bishops at the Opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Churches

On January 18, 2015, the Patriarchs and Bishops who gathered together for the opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Churches, at St. Aphrem Church in Achrafieh…

His Holiness Visits Syrian Prime Minister Dr. Wael Al-Halaqi

On Wednesday January 14, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the Syrian Prime Minister Dr. Wael Al-Halaqi in Damascus. He was accompanied by their Eminences the…

His Holiness Presides Over the Meeting of EPDC with the Regional Syriac Charity Representatives

On Tuesday January 13, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meeting of the EPDC administrative body with the representatives of the charity committees and…

His Holiness Receives Syrian Minister of National Reconciliation Dr. Ali Haydar

His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Syrian Minister of National Reconciliation Dr. Ali Haydar in the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus – Syria. Their Eminences Mor…

Second New Year Reception at Mor Yacoub of Saroug Monastery in Germany

The Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch in Germany had its second New Year reception on January 10th in Mor Yacoub of Sarug monastery in Warburg. Mor Philoxenus…

Patriarch Aphrem II message on Suryoyto Women’s Day

His Holiness Mor Aphrem II’s message on Suryoyto Women’s Day Sept 27th, 2014¬†at St. Mark’s Syriac Orthodox Cathedral Hall Teaneck, NJ USA.