Category Archives: Statements

Statement – “The people of Aleppo are deprived of the joy of the Resurrection”

Following the recent bombings in Aleppo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II issued the following statement:   Damascus, May 2nd, 2016 “The people of Aleppo are deprived of the…

Joint Statement: “Three Years on the Abduction of Metropolitans of Aleppo”

A Joint Statement Issued by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East and the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East   Three Years on…

Statement – Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

  Statement Issued by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East April 10, 2016 – Damascus, SYRIA   The Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the…

Statement Issued by the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meetings of the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod, which were held at the Patriarchal Residence in Mor Jacob Baradeus…

Statement Issued by the Syriac Orthodox and Syriac Catholic Patriarchates

Following the recent developments in the political situation in Lebanon, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and His Beatitude Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan visited the…

Statement Following the Suicide Bombs in Qamishly

Following the suicide bombs in Qamishly on December 31, 2015, the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch issued the following statement:   Statement Issued by Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and…

Joint Statement – Armenia

Joint Statement of HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS AND HIS HOLINESS MOR IGNATIUS APHREM II PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH AND ALL THE EAST AND SUPREME…

Statement UN Security Council

Patriarchs of East Discuss Tragic Events

Statement Issued by the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon – August 7, 2014 Today, the patriarchs of the East met at the Maronite Patriarchal residence in…

Statement Mosul

Patriarch Aphrem II Condemns the Killing and Burning of Churches in Mosul

A Statement Issued by the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East Patriarchal Residence – Atchaneh, Bikfaya, Lebanon July 19, 2014 The pace of the threats in Northern…

Statement June

Centennial Commemoration of the “Sayfo” Genocide

Statement Issued by the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Bikfaya, Lebanon June 27, 2014 His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch…