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Visit of Metropolitan-Trustee His Eminence Mor Gregorius Joseph

On September 17, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan-Trustee of the Syrian Orthodox Jacobite Church in India, at the Patriarchal Residence…

His Holiness Offers Condolences to HE Georges Saliba for the Passing Away of his brother

On September 16, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo celebrated by His Eminence Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Archbishop of Beirut, at Mor Jacob…

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 –…