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Concluding Event of Ward Initiative

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the concluding event of the “Ward Initiative” at the Opera House in Damascus. The event was organized by the Charitable Society for…

Minister of Endowment and Muslim Scholars Offer Christmas Wishes

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdelsattar Al-Sayed, Syrian Minister of Endowments, accompanied by a group of Muslim Scholars, who came to offer congratulatory…

Receiving Congratulations for Christmas – Saydnaya

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received congratulations for Christmas by the religious leaders, Christian and Muslim, as well as officials from Saydnaya and Maarat Saydnaya, at Mor Aphrem…

Christmas Holy Qurobo in Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of Christmas at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. He was assisted by their…

Holy Qurobo on Christmas Eve – Damascus 2016

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of Christmas Eve at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. The Holy Qurobo…

Christmas Message 2016

No. EN 742/16   By the Grace of God Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church      …

Christmas Spiritual Retreat for the Clergy of Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Christmas Spiritual Retreat for the Clergy of Damascus, held at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East….

Visit of MECC General Secretary to Syria

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Rev. Fr. Michel Jalkh, General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) accompanied by Mr. Ghassan Shahin, Director of MECC-Syria,…

Visit of Save our Souls and A Demand For Action

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a group of young people from the organizations “Save Our Souls” and “A Demand For Action”, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh….

Holy Qurobo in Atchaneh

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Yacoub Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh – Lebanon. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun,…