His Holiness Visits St. Gustav Cathedral in Gothenborg

On September 21, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was welcomed by His Grace Per Ekerdal, Bishop of Gothenborg for the Church of Sweden, at St. Gustav Cathedral in Gothenborg. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Philoxenus Saliba Ozmen, Archbishop of Mardin and Diyarbakir, Mor Polycarpus Augin Aydin, Patriarchal Vicar in the Netherlands, and Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, as well as priests from the Syriac Orthodox parishes in the city of Gothenborg.

The delegation chanted hymns from the Syriac Orthodox tradition in the Cathedral, after the chaplain of the cathedral gave a historical overview of the construction of the cathedral and the current services it offers.

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