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Reception of the Governor of Homs Mr. Bassam Barsik

On July 13, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Bassam, Governor of Homs and General Abdo Karam, Head of the Police of Homs, at…

Visit to Construction Site of the Shrine of the Zunoro

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inspects the construction work of the shrine of the Holy Zunoro at the Cathedral of Um Alzennar.

Elevation of Fr Zuhri Khazaal to the Rank of Khuroyo

On July 12, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Cathedral in Homs. After reading the Gospel, His…

Meeting with Archbishop Habib Chamieh

On July 9, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mor John Habib Chamieh, Archbishop of Argentine for the Maronite Church, and Very Rev. Father Edmond…

Video Meeting of the Presidents of MECC

On July 8, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, as President of the MECC for the family of Oriental Orthodox Churches, presided over a virtual meeting of the…

Meeting with His Holiness Catholicos Aram I

On July 7, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia for the Armenian Orthodox Church, and a…

Official Dinner in Honor of Heads of Churches in Lebanon

On July 2nd, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II answered the invitation of His Excellency Mr. Farid Al-Khazen, Ambassador of Lebanon to the Vatican, to an official reception…

Ecumenical Prayer for Lebanon – Vatican

On July 1st, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Ecumenical Prayer hosted by His Holiness Pope Francis at St. Peter Basilica in the Vatican. Their…

Meeting for Lebanon – Vatican

On July 1st, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II answered the invitation of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Heads of Churches in Lebanon to a meeting of…

Consecration of Three New Archbishops

On June 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the altar of the Virgin Mary Church in the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon….