Common Statement – The Five-Year Anniversary of the Abducted Bishops of Aleppo

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 25/4/18 THE Five-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABducted BISHOPS of Aleppo Beloved Brothers and Spiritual Children, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! In the midst of this glorious season of the Holy Pascha, we are pleased to greet our spiritual children with this paschal proclamation, asking the Lord of the Resurrection to bestow upon the whole ...

Recital for the 5 Year Commemoration of the Abducted Archbishops

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate  -  25/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a prayer night on the occasion of the five-year commemoration of the abducted Archbishops of Aleppo, Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yazigi. The prayer took place at St. Elias Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Aleppo, and included prayers for peace and for the ...

Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Church – Aleppo

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 25/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo and the Ceremonial Communion at St. Georges Church in Al-Suryan area in Aleppo. Their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Tartous, and Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, assisted His Holiness in ...

Constantinople coming to Ukraine: Is the game worth the candle?

Jelena Rakocevic – OCP News Service – Independent Article - 25/4/18 Communique of Ecumenical Patriarchate on Orthodox Unity & Autocephaly of Church in Ukraine Recently, the opening of the Constantinople Patriarchate's metochions in Ukrainian cities Kyiv and Lviv has become quite a hot topic. Not long ago, Director of the Department for Religious Affairs and Nationalities of the ...