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Arab Armenian International Law Assembly

A delegation from the Arab Armenian International Law Assembly visited¬†His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Damascus. The delegation was headed by General Secretary Mr….

Visit to the Syriac Catholic Patriarch at the Syriac Catholic Archdiocese of Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Beatitude Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at the Syriac Catholic Archdiocese of…

Conclusion of the Centennial of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo

On the occasion of the conclusion of the Centennial of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral…

Christmas Message 2015

By the Grace of God Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church ¬† Our Beloved Children in Christ, May…

“A Story of Peace” Christmas Carols Concert – Damascus

On the occasion of Christmas and the New Year, a fundraising concert “a Story of Peace” was organized to help support the newly inaugurated Orphanage “Little Angel House”. His Holiness…

Annual Christmas Retreat for the Clergy of Damascus

On the occasion of Christmas, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II hosted the annual Christmas Retreat for the Clergy in Damascus. His Beatitude Greek Catholic Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham…

Inauguration of “Little Angel House” Orphanage

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Orphanage “Little Angel House” at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Her Excellency Syrian Minister of Social Affairs Dr. Rima…

Meeting of the Temporary General Secretariat of the Holy Synod

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meeting of the temporary General Secretariat of the Holy Synod of our Syriac Orthodox Church. Their Eminences Mor Justinus Boulos…

Ordination of 4 Seminarians as Qoruye (Readers)

On St. Joseph’s Revelation Sunday, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya. He was…

Visit to Syrian Minister of Endowments Dr. Mohammad Abdelsattar Al-Sayed

After the apostolic visit to Lattaqia, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdelsattar Al-Sayed, Syrian Minister of Endowments in his house in Tartus. His…