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Visit of the Austrian Charge d’Affaires

On September 15, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Hans-Peter Glanzer, Charge d’Affaires of the Austrian Embassy in Damascus, at the Patriarchate headquarters in Bab…

Ordination of Monk Benyamen Abboud as a Priest for the Holy Cross Monastery

On September 14, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya.  …

Q&A Session with His Holiness – SYGG Syria 2019

On September 11th, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a Q&A session at the Fourth Suryoyo Youth General Gathering in Syria (SYGG-Syria 2019), at Mor Aphrem…

SYGG Syria 2019 – Official Opening

On September 10th, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the Fourth Suryoyo Youth General Gathering in Syria (SYGG-Syria 2019), at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya –…

Visit of a Parliamentarian Delegation from India

On September 10th, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received their Excellencies: Member of Parliament of India P Binoy Viswam, Ex Member of the Legislative Assembly in Kerala…

Feast of the Birth of the Virgin Mary

On September 8, 2019, on the occasion of the Feast of the birth of the Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo celebrated…

Meeting of the Presidents of the Middle East Council of Churches

On August 29, 2019, upon the invitation of Dr. Souraya Bachaalani, Acting General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of…

His Holiness Receives His Excellency the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon

On August 27, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Hamad Saeed Al-Shamisy, UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya –…

Opening of the International Pilgrimage for Politicians & Family Summit

On 22 August,2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Divine Liturgy of the Opening of the International Pilgrimage for Politicians and Family Summit, held at the Lady…

Meeting with the Counselor of the President of the Lebanese Forces

On 20 August,2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Mr. Antoine Mrad, Counselor of the President of the Lebanese Forces and Director of the Office of Communication with…