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Meeting with the President of Brazil

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency the President of Brazil Mr. Michel Temer at the Presidential Palace in Brazilia. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences,…

Official Reception at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On the occasion of the first apostolic visit of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II to Brazil, His Excellency Ambassador Marcos Bezerra Galvao, Secretary General of the Brazilian Ministry…

Visit of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), at Mor Aphrem Center in Paramus,…

Elevation of Fr. Aziz Hadodo into the Rank of Corepiscopos

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Gabriel Church in Haworth, NJ and elevated Rev. Fr. Aziz Hadodo into the rank of Corepiscopos. During…

50th Anniversary of Priesthood & Retirement of Very Rev. Fr. John Khoury – Paramus, NJ

On the occasion of the celebration of Golden Jubilee of priesthood and the retirement of Very Rev. Fr. John Khoury, priest of St. Mary Church in Paramus – NJ, His…

Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in New Jersey

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Center in New Jersey. His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Archbishop Patriarchal…

Reception of Two Metropolitans from India

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II receives their Eminences Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin and Mor Aphrem Matthews, Assistant Metropolitan of Angamali, in the presence of His Eminence…

Patriarchal Verdict of Defrocking from Priesthood and Expelling from Monkhood

On October 16, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II issued the following Patriarchal Verdict: Patriarchal Verdict Of Defrocking from Priesthood and Expelling from Monkhood Following our apostolic bull…

Suspension of a priest

On October 16, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II suspended Rev. Gabriel Daoud from priesthood. Based on the report of the Branch of Fighting Informational Crime of the…

Visit of Belarussian & Serbian Ambassadors to “Little Angel House”

In a special visit to the children of the “Little Angel House” Orphanage in Maarat Saydnaya, His Excellency Mr. Aleksander Ponomarev, Ambassador of Belarus to Damascus, distributed humanitarian aid to…