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Visit of the Syrian Minister of Social Affairs

For the first time after being appointed as Minister of Social Affairs, Her Excellency Dr. Rima Al-Qadry, Syrian Minister of Social Affairs visited the Syriac Orthodox patriarchate in Bab Touma,…

Visit of the Honorary Consul of Ireland in Syria

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Naji Shawi, Honorary Consul of Ireland in Syria. His Holiness discussed with His Excellency the current situation in Syria…

Visit of a Delegation from Lattaqia 

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Syriac Orthodox Church in Lattaqia, headed by Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis, Patriarchal Delegate in Aleppo and Environs….

Visit of the Ambassador of Belarus in Syria

His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Alksander Ponomarev, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in Syria, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His…

Annual Dinner of Ladies Auxiliary – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the annual dinner organized by the Ladies Auxiliary in Damascus. The dinner hosted ladies from the Syriac community in Damascus. His Holiness…

International Tourism Day

Upon the invitation of His Excellency Syrian Minister of Tourism Dr. Bashr Yaziji, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the celebrations held on the occasion of the International…

Fourth Meeting of the Anglican-Oriental Orthodox International Commission

The International Commission of the Official Dialogue between the Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Anglican Communion Church held their meeting at Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, Wales on October 6 -10, 2015. The…

Scouts Kermesse – Damascus

Under the auspices of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, the Patriarchal Syriac Scouts of Damascus organized a kermesse at their headquarters in Haret Al-Zaytoun. The Kermesse included many…

Ceremony in Honor of Syrian Athletes 

On the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of the October Liberation War, a Ceremony in the Honor of Syrian Athletes was organized at Sheraton Hotel in Damascus. His Holiness Patriarch Moran…

Meetings with the Syriac Scouts

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Universal Syriac Scouts Union at the Patriarchal Residence in Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh, Lebanon. The delegation…