On July 28 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Anba Antonios, Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem, and the representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Lebanon Rev. Fr. Timon Alsuryani, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh.
His Holiness welcomed His Eminence and the accompanying delegation and spoke about the situation of Christians in the Middle East and the diverse challenges that they are facing.
Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Theophilos Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Timotheos Samuel Aktas, Archbishop of Turabdin, Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Severus Roger Akhrass, Patriarchal Vicar for Syriac Studies, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, were also present during the visit.