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Official Reception at St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral – Baghdad

The Syriac Scouts and the Choir of St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral in Baghdad welcomed His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II for his first apostolic visit to the…

Arrival to Baghdad for an Apostolic Visit

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II reached Baghdad for his first apostolic visit. His Holiness is accompanied by His Eminence Archbishop Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Secretary, His Grace…

Anniversary of the Foundation of the “Emanuel Family” for People with Special Needs

On the occasion of the 7th Anniversary of the foundation of the Emanuel Family, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the family which is a chapter of the…

Visit of the Charge d’Affaires of the Austrian Embassy to Syria

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Her Excellency Mrs. Isabel Rauscher, Charge d’Affaires of the Austrian Embassy in Syria, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness…

Visit of the Syrian Deputy Minister of Supply

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Syrian Deputy Minister of Supply, Mr. Jamal Sheayb, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness informed Mr. Sheayd about…

Visit of the Syrian Minister of Agriculture

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Al-Qadri, Syrian Minister of Agriculture, accompanied by Mr. Ossama Kheirbeik, General Manager of the Military Housing, at the…

Visit of the Head of Delegation of the International Committee for Red Cross in Syriac

  His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross in Syria, Mrs. Marianne Gasser, accompanied by Mr. Daniel…

Lecture at the Maronite Seminary in Ghazir – Lebanon

His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, gave a lecture on the History of Syriac Orthodox Church entitled: “a Glimpse on the History of the Syriac People throughout the…

Prayer Beseeching the Mercy of God and Peace in Syria

On the occasion of the Great Lent according to the Catholic Churches, the Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarchate called for a common prayer to beseech the mercy of God and for…

Visit of a Delegation from Belarus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Aleksander Ponomarev, Ambassador of Belarus in Syria, with a delegation from Belarus headed by His Excellency Igor Korpenka, General…