Visit to St. Mary Church in Hama

On October 17, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the Virgin Mary Church in Hama. Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary, accompanied His Holiness during this visit.His Holiness prayed the special service of the Virgin Mary and blessed the faithful. This old parish was built in the first half of the twentieth century by the families that arrived from eastern Turkey and settled in the city of Hama. His Holiness also visited the textile and embroidery factory that is managed by the church.

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