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Visit of Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury and a Delegation of Clergy

On March 16, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, accompanied by a delegation from…

Service of Forgiveness (Shubqono)

On March 14, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. ‏At the end of…

Sunday of the Wedding of Qana

On March 14, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo celebrated by Rev. Fr. Youhanon Yacoub, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma…

Encyclical of the Holy Lent 2021

No. EN 163/21 ܒܫܡ ܐܝܬܝܐ ܡܬܘܡܝܐ ܐܠܨܝ ܐܝܬܘܬܐ ܕܟܠ ܐܚܝܕ ܐܝܓܢܛܝܘܣ ܦܛܪܝܪܟܐ ܕܟܘܪܣܝܐ ܫܠܝܚܝܐ ܕܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ ܘܕܟܠܗ̇ ܡܕܢܚܐ ܘܪܝܫܐ ܓܘܢܝܐ ܕܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܐܪܬܕܘܟܣܝܬܐ ܕܒܟܠܗ̇ ܬܒܝܠ ܕܗܘ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܬܪܝܢܐ ܡ̄ We extend…

Visit of Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo Massis Zoboyan

On February 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Massis Zoboyan, Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo, accompanied by MP Gerard Rayisian and members of the…

Online Meeting of MECC Executive Committee

On February 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the online meeting of the Executive Committee of the MECC. After the opening prayer, the participants discussed…

Reception in Honor of His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury

On February 21, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the reception held in honor of Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs on…

First Holy Qurobo of His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury after his Installation

On February 21, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the first Holy Qurobo celebrated by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous…

Installation of Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs

On February 20, 2021, His Holiness celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Cathedral in Homs. He was assisted by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Timotheos Matta…

Arrival to Homs

‏On February 19, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived to Homs in a special visit to celebrate the installation of His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop…