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Visit of a Delegation from the United Kingdom

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the United Kingdom, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. The delegation included members of the House of the…

Visit of a Delegation from Caritas and Cordaid

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from Caritas and Cordaid headed by Ms. Simone Filippini, at the Patrairchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. The meeting was also…

First Year Commemoration of the Blessed Mor Flavianus Mikhael Melki

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Holy Qurobo celebrated by His Beatitude Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch on the occasion of the…

Lecture in 7th ICLN Conference in Frascati, Italy

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II contributed to the first plenary session of the 7th International Catholic Legislators Network Conference, which is taking place in Frascati, Rome – Italy….

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….