On October 15, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Raban Samuel (Mgr. Boniface) at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Bikfaya.
The meeting was attended by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Dioscoros Benjamin Atas, Patriarchal Vicar in Sweden, Mor George Kourieh, Patriarchal Vicar in Belgium, France and Luxembourg, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.
His Holiness welcomed Mgr. Boniface and exchanged with him on the history and heritage of the Syriac Orthodox Church. Mgr. Boniface and the accompanying delegation received the blessings of His Holiness.