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Declaration of the Beatification of Syriac Catholic Martyr Mor Flabianos Mikhael Melki

On the occasion of the declaration of the beatification of Martyr Mor Flabianos Mikhael Melki, Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Jazeerat Ibn Omar who was martyred in 1915 during the Syriac…

The Forgotten Genocide: A Documentary on the Occasion of the Centennial of Sayfo

Under the patronage of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, and in collaboration with the Syrian Ministry of Social Affairs, the documentary entitled “The Forgotten Genocide” was launched on…

His Holiness Visits Zaydal to Check on the Refugees Coming from Qaryaten

After the terrorist attacks on Qaryaten, around 400 Syriac faithful were able to flee from Qaryaten through the desertuous areas to reach safer areas in Homs or towns like Hewareen,…

His Holiness Visits Catholicos Aram I

On July 11, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia in his summer residence in…

His Holiness Receives President of the French Christian Democrats Party

On July 10, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency French MP Mr. Jean Frederique Poisson, President of the Christian Democrats Party at the Patriarchate…

His Holiness Receives the New Syrian Ambassador in Cyprus

On July 6, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the newly appointed Syrian ambassador to Cyprus Mr. Mohammad Najib at the patriarchate in Bab Touma. His…

One Year Memorial Service of the Passing Away of Dayroyto Mariam Hikari

On July 5, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo that was celebrated by His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Director of Public Relations…

Semi-Annual Archdiocese Executive Council Meeting 2015 (Eastern USA)

AEC Semi-Annual meeting for the Eastern United States, lead by His Holiness. In attendance, His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, the clergy of the Eastern US, parish council…

Meeting and Statement of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches

On January 22-23, 2015, the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held a meeting in Jordan. Their Eminences Mor Theophilus George Saliba Archbishop of Mount Lebanon…

His Holiness Receives a Delegation from St. George Church in Kuwait

On January 19, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from St. George Reesh Church in Kuwait headed by Rev. Fr. Aby Paul, at the…