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Holy Qurobo – Saint Georges Day, Zaydal

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of St. Georges Day at St. Georges Church in Zaydal. The Holy Qurobo was attended by…

Meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria’s Legal & Political Facilitator

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with UN Special Envoy for Syria’s Legal & Political Facilitator Mr. Nicolas Michel, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon….

Visit to St. Georges Church in Zaydal

On the occasion of St. Georges Feast, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Georges Church in Zaydal. At the main square of the town, His Holiness was…

Meeting the a Delegation from MCC – Canada

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with a delegation from the Mennonite Central Committee from Canada, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. The meeting was…

Visit of a French Delegation

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a French Delegation visiting Syria, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. The meeting was attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta…

Statement – “The people of Aleppo are deprived of the joy of the Resurrection”

Following the recent bombings in Aleppo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II issued the following statement:   Damascus, May 2nd, 2016 “The people of Aleppo are deprived of the…

Holy Qurobo on Easter Sunday – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on Easter Sunday at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma Damascus. His Eminence Archbishop Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury,…

Celebration of the Resurrection – Evening Qurobo – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo celebrated by Rev. Fr. Gabriel Daoud at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus, on the eve…

Good Friday Procession – Al-Qousour, Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the procession of the Crucifix on Good Friday, in St. Mary Church in Al-Qousour, Damascus. The Syriac Scouts of Damascus organized…

Good Friday Service – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the service of the worship of the Crucified on Good Friday at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. He was assisted…