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Questions and Answers Session with His Holiness – SYGG 2019

On August 1st 2019, during SYGG 2019, a Questions and Answers session was organized with His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.   The aim of the session is to…

Opening Ceremony of SYGG 2019

On July 31, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II officially inaugurated the fifth Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering (SYGG 2019) held in Stockholm – Sweden. The opening ceremony was…

Appointment of Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis as Director of the Financial Department and General Manager of EPDC

Due to the devoted service and dedicated ministry of Very Rev. Raban Dr. Boutros Kassis, the Patriarchal Delegate in Aleppo and Environs, and his success in offering humanitarian assistance and…

Visit of the Ambassador of India to Damascus

On July 29, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Hafz Al-Rahman, Ambassador of India to Damascus, at the Patriarchate headquarters in Bab Touma –…

Meeting with the Chargé d’Affaires of the Syrian Embassy in Argentina – Maarat Saydnaya

On July 28, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya His Excellency Mr. Maher Mahfouz, Chargé d’Affaires of the Syrian Embassy…

Installation of the New Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Damascus

On July 27, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the ceremony of Installation of the new Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Damascus His Excellency Mor Youhanna Jihad Battah….

Meeting with Latin Apostolic Vicar in Syria

On July 20, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mgr. George Abi Khazen, Latin Apostolic Vicar in Syria, accompanied by Rev. Fr. Bahjat Karakash, at the…

Meeting with Families Participating in SYCE – Maarat Saydnaya

On July 20, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the families participating in the second Suryoyo Young Couples Encounter (SYCE) taking place at Mor Aphrem Monastery…

Meeting with His Excellency Mor Youhanna Jihad Battah

On July 19, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mor Youhanna Jihad Battah, the newly elected Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Damascus, at the Patriarchal Headquarters…

Meeting with Chargé d’Affaires of the Syrian Embassy in Argentina – Damascus

On July 14, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Maher Mahfouz, Chargé d’Affaires of the Syrian Embassy in Argentina, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in…