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Visit of the Syrian Deputy Minister of Supply

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Syrian Deputy Minister of Supply, Mr. Jamal Sheayb, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness informed Mr. Sheayd about…

Visit of the Syrian Minister of Agriculture

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Al-Qadri, Syrian Minister of Agriculture, accompanied by Mr. Ossama Kheirbeik, General Manager of the Military Housing, at the…

Visit of the Head of Delegation of the International Committee for Red Cross in Syriac

  His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross in Syria, Mrs. Marianne Gasser, accompanied by Mr. Daniel…

Lecture at the Maronite Seminary in Ghazir – Lebanon

His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, gave a lecture on the History of Syriac Orthodox Church entitled: “a Glimpse on the History of the Syriac People throughout the…

Prayer Beseeching the Mercy of God and Peace in Syria

On the occasion of the Great Lent according to the Catholic Churches, the Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarchate called for a common prayer to beseech the mercy of God and for…

Visit of a Delegation from Belarus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Aleksander Ponomarev, Ambassador of Belarus in Syria, with a delegation from Belarus headed by His Excellency Igor Korpenka, General…

Meeting with the Director of Public Relations at Al-Tayyar Al-Watani Al-Horr

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Mr. Alfred Abdo, the newly elected Director of Public Relations at the Free National Current in Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in…

Visit of MECC General Secretary Fr. Michel Jalkh

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. Samer Lahham, Regional Director of…

Assembly on “Diversity Management and Peace Building”

The Forum for Development, Culture and Dialogue (FDCD), Permanent Peace Movement and Iraqi Al-Amal Association organized an Assembly on “Diversity Management and Peace Building. In the inauguration session, His Holiness…

Memorial Service for the Thrice Blessed Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak,…