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Feast of the Presentation of the Lord to the Temple

On February 2nd, 2020, on the occasion of the feast of the Presentation of the Lord to the Temple, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo…

Visit to the Syriac Catholic Patriarchate – Beirut

On January 28, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Beatitude Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, upon his invitation to the…

Christian Summit in Bkerke

On January 28, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Spiritual Summit held at the Maronite Patriarchate Headquarters in Bkerke upon the invitation of His Beatitude…

Meeting with the Commission of the Dialogue between the Catholic and Oriental Orthodox Churches

On January 27, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met the Co-Chairmen and members of the International Joint Commission for the Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and…

Meeting with His Beatitude Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos II

On January 21, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met his brother in Christ His Beatutide Archbishop Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of Nova Justiniana and All Cyprus. Their Beatitudes…

Opening Session of the MECC Executive Committee – Cyprus

On January 21, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and the Presidents of the MECC inaugurated the sessions of the Executive Committee of the MECC, hosted by the…

Ecumenical Prayer: Opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Christians

On January 19, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, along with their Holinesses and Beatitudes: Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Cardinal Mar Bechara…

Tonsure of Two Monks for the Holy Cross Monastery

On the occasion of the Feast of St. Anthony, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat…

Formal Reception in Honor of the Diplomatic Body in Syria

On the occasion of the New Year 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II invited their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Charge d’Affaires and Diplomatic Representatives of Foreign Missions in Syria…

Feast of the Virgin Mary for the Blessing of the Sowing

On January 15, 2020, on the occasion of the Feast of the blessing of the Virgin Mary on the Plantations, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the…