Meeting with the Mayor of Sodertalje

On September 22, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited Her Excellency Ms. Boel Godner, Mayor of Sodertalje, at the Headquarters of the Municipality in Sodertalje.Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Dioscoros Benjamin Atas, Patriarchal Vicar in Sweden, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary, as well as representatives of the Archdiocesan Board accompanied His Holiness during the visit.Her Excellency welcomed His Holiness. They discussed the situation of Christians in the Middle East as well as the efforts made to get the legal permission to place a Sayfo monument in Sodertalje. Her Excellency assured His Holiness that the municipality is doing its best to promote the proposal of officially recognizing the Sayfo Syriac Genocide throughout Sweden.

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