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Appeal of the Three Patriarchs to the International Community

The Three Patriarchs residing in Damascus: His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, His Beatitude Gregorius III Lahham, Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch…

Patriarch Aphrem II Requests Russia’s Help Regarding the Two Abducted Archbishops of Aleppo

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Alexander Kinshchak, Russian Ambassador to Damascus, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness thanked Russia for…

Visit of a Delegation of Syrian Immigrants

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation of Syrian Immigrants from different countries, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus. The delegation was headed by Mr….

Visit of the Indian Foreign Minister Mr. M. J. Akbar

On Thursday August 18, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. M.J. Akbar, Indian Foreign Minister, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon….

Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery on the occasion of the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary….

Lecture on the “Intercession of the Saints”

On the occasion of the Fast of the Virgin Mary (August 10-15), the nuns of Mor Jacob Baradeus organized a series of lectures at Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh….

Holy Qurobo on the Occasion of the Transfiguration

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Transfiguration and the Feast of Mor Gabriel at Mor Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem…

Meeting with the General Secretary of the Bible Society – Lebanon

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Dr. Mike Bassous, General Secretary and CEO of the Bible Society in Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. Dr. Bassous presented…

New Members of the Syriac Scouts of the Patriarchate

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the ceremony of accepting new members of the Syriac Scout of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus at the Patriarchate Headquarter in Bab…

Holy Qurobo – St. Jacob Baradeus Feast

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of St. Jacob Baradeus, at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus….