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Commemoration of the Martyrs of the Sayfo Genocide

‎‏On June 15, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor…

Visit of MCC Director for Lebanon and Syria

On June 15, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Mr. Gareth Mayhew, Director of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Lebanon and Syria Office, at the Patriarchate Headquarters…

End of the Current Academic Year -Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary

On June 15, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II congratulated the seminarians of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, on the occasion of the end of the…

Commemoration of the Sayfo Martyrs – Holy Qurobo

On June 15, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo for the feast of the Syriac Martyrs of Sayfo, on the altar of the Martyrs…

Visit of a Ministerial Delegation from Russia

On June 14, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a Russian delegation led by His Excellency Mr. Andrey Nikolaevich, Russian Deputy Minister of Health and her Excellency…

End of the First Stage of the Restoration – Crac des Chevaliers

On June 13, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the conclusion of the first stage of the restoration of the Citadel of the Crac des Chevaliers,…

 Feast of the Pentecost

On June 12, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Pentecost, at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in…

Visit of the Ambassador of Egypt in Syria Dr Mahmoud Omar

On June 11, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Omar Ambassador of Egypt in Damascus, at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. ‏Their…

Visit of the Austrian Charge d’Affaires in Syria Mr Peter Krois

On June 11, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency the Charge d’Affaires of the Austrian Embassy in Syria Mr. Peter Krois, at Mor Aphrem Monastery…

Visit of the President of the Bar of Lawyers in Beirut

On June 9, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Nader Kasbar, President of the Bar of Lawyers in Beirut, accompanied by a delegation from…