On August 14, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived to the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Cathedral – Homs, for inauguration Shrine of belt (Zunoro) of the Virgin Mary.
He was received by His Eminence the Archbishop Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, the clergy of the archdiocese as well as the Syriac Scouts of the Archdiocese.
His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Theophilos George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, Mor Yacoub Babawi, Patriarchal Vicar for Monks Affairs and the Administration of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.
His Eminence Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus Armash Nalbandian, Rev. Riyad Jarjour and Representatives of the Churches in Homs were also present.