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,…

Visit of the Charge d’Affaires of the Spanish Embassy in Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Juan Criado Clemente, Charge d’Affaires of the Spanish Embassy in Damascus at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus….

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…