Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Lyon

On October 27, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Lyon, France.He was assisted by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor George Kourieh, Patriarchal Vicar in Belgium, France and Luxembourg, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, and Anba Louka, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Switzerland and South France, in the presence of the Catholic Archbishop of Lyon His Excellency Mgr. Olivier de Germay.In his sermon, His Holiness encouraged the faithful of Mor Aphrem Church to remain true witnesses for Christ as the forefathers witnessed to their faith in the homeland. He appreciated the work of this young parish whose number of faithful increased due to the migration from the Middle East. His Holiness called to continue to carry the torch of the gospel in deed as well as in words, so that they are true disciples of Christ.

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