Category Archives: News

Reception at the Iranian Embassy

Upon the invitation of the Iranian Embassy, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II delegated His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Director of Public Relations and Protocol, to represent the Syriac…

Meeting with President of Brazil on Zika Virus Issue

After the epidemic ‘Zika Virus’ outbreak in Brazil, experts have confirmed the link between ‘Zika Virus’ and microcephaly cases. Brazilian government and health authorities raised the level of medical alert and…

Official Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches

Between January 30 and February 6, 2016, His Eminence Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, participated in the Meeting of the Official Commission of the Theological…

Beth Suryoye, a new Syriac Theological Seminary in Salzburg

In October 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Beth Suryoye, the Syriac Theological Seminary in Salzburg (STSS). A university chair for Syriac and Christian studies…

Visit to MP Sleiman Franjieh

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and His Beatitude Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan visited His Excellency Lebanese MP Sleiman Franjieh, Head of Tayyar Al-Marada at…

Centennial of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Abdallah II of Sadad

On the occasion of the centennial of the passing away of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Abdallah II of Sadad, the town of Sadad named a street after him. The celebration was…

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus to the Temple

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo of the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple which was celebrated by…

Holy Qurobo at St. Jacob Baradeus Church in Jaramana

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Jacob Baradeus Church in Jaramana. His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Director of Public Relations, assisted His Holiness…

St. Gregorius Feast at the Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarchate

On the occasion of St. Gregorius Day, the patron saint of His Beatitude Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Divine…

Arrival of the Liberated Christians of Al-Qaryaten to the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the newly released Christians of Al-Qaryaten who were liberated from their kidnappers only yesterday. The families of the abducted people gathered at…