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Lecture at the Maronite Seminary in Ghazir – Lebanon

His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, gave a lecture on the History of Syriac Orthodox Church entitled: “a Glimpse on the History of the Syriac People throughout the…

Prayer Beseeching the Mercy of God and Peace in Syria

On the occasion of the Great Lent according to the Catholic Churches, the Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarchate called for a common prayer to beseech the mercy of God and for…

Visit of a Delegation from Belarus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Aleksander Ponomarev, Ambassador of Belarus in Syria, with a delegation from Belarus headed by His Excellency Igor Korpenka, General…

Meeting with the Director of Public Relations at Al-Tayyar Al-Watani Al-Horr

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Mr. Alfred Abdo, the newly elected Director of Public Relations at the Free National Current in Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in…

Visit of MECC General Secretary Fr. Michel Jalkh

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Rev. Fr. Michel Jalkh, General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) accompanied by Mr. Samer Lahham, Regional Director of…

Assembly on “Diversity Management and Peace Building”

The Forum for Development, Culture and Dialogue (FDCD), Permanent Peace Movement and Iraqi Al-Amal Association organized an Assembly on “Diversity Management and Peace Building. In the inauguration session, His Holiness…

Memorial Service for the Thrice Blessed Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak,…

Visit of the Charge d’Affaires of the Spanish Embassy in Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Juan Criado Clemente, Charge d’Affaires of the Spanish Embassy in Damascus at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus….

Reception at the Iranian Embassy

Upon the invitation of the Iranian Embassy, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II delegated His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Director of Public Relations and Protocol, to represent the Syriac…

Meeting with President of Brazil on Zika Virus Issue

After the epidemic ‘Zika Virus’ outbreak in Brazil, experts have confirmed the link between ‘Zika Virus’ and microcephaly cases. Brazilian government and health authorities raised the level of medical alert and…