Opening Session of Arab Summit – Beirut

On January 20, 2019, upon the invitation of His Excellency General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the opening session of…

Epiphany Holy Qurobo at Jordan River

On January 19, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated Eastern Epiphany Holy Qurobo at Jordan River in Jordan.   It is the first time that the Syriac…

Inauguration of St. Mark Social Center – Al Swaifyeh, Jordan

After the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated St. Mark Social Center in Al Swaifyeh, Jordan.   First, His Holiness conducted a small prayer, then he…

Holy Qurobo – ST. Ephrem Cathedral, Jordan

On January 18, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Ephrem Cathedral in Al Swaifyeh, Jordan.   He was assisted by their Eminences:…

Arrival at Jordan’s Borders

On January 18, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was received at the Jordanian Borders, for the First Apostolic Visit to the Syriac Orthodox Church there.   Very…

Meeting with a Delegation from Zacharias Institute in Italy – Damascus

On January 12, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation of Zacharias Institute which is affiliated with the Barnabite fathers in Milan, Italy, at the Patriarchate…

Meeting with President of Labora – Atchaneh

On January 11, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Rev. Fr. Tony Khadra, President of Labora, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. Rev. Fr. Khadra offered…

Meeting with Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Byblos, Batroun and Dependencies

On January 10, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence, the Most Reverend Silouan, Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Byblos, Batroun and Dependencies, at the Patriarchal Residence…

Meeting with Health & Local Administration and Environment Ministers

On January 9, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Their Excellencies: Dr. Nizar Yazigi, Syrian Health Minister, and Mr. Hussein Makhlouf, Syrian Local Administration and Environment Minister,…

Meeting with the Ambassador of Iran to Damascus

On January 9, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Javad Turk-Abadi, Ambassador of Iran to Damascus, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus….