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Washing of the Feet – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the rite of the washing of the feet at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. During this rite, His Holiness…

Visit of American Senator Mr. Richard Black

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency American Senator Mr. Richard Black at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Excellency Mr. Black was accompanied by…

Maundy Thursday Qurobo – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on Maundy Thursday at St. Georges PatriarchalCathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal…

Hasho Service at Mor Jacob Church in Jaramana

On the occasion of the Passion (Hasho) Week, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the prayer service of Tuesday Evening at Mor Jacob Baradeus Church in Jaramana….

Nahire – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the special rite of the Nahire (Lights) on the eve of the Passion Week at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma,…

Palms Sunday – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of Palms Sunday at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Eminence Mor Timotheos…

Visit of a Delegation from the European Parliament

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Alliance for Freedom and Peace (AFP) from the European Parliament, at the Patriarchate Headquarter in Bab Touma, Damascus….

Conference in SOAS (London University) on the occasion of the Abduction of Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim

On April 22, 2016, the University of London (SOAS) organized a conference and a book signing event on the occasion of three years of the abduction of His Eminence Mor…

“Call to Prayer” for the Safe Return of the Archbishops of Aleppo – New Jersey

The Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Eastern USA organized a ‘call to prayer’ for the safe return of the two kidnapped Archbishops of Aleppo Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yaziji,…

Prayer for Peace in Buenos Aires

Mor Aphrem Church in Buenos Aires organized a Prayer for Peace in Syria and on the occasion of the third year on the abduction of the two Archbishops of Aleppo…