Sixth Anniversary of the Abduction of the Prelates of Aleppo

OCP News Service – 11/4/19 Global: ISIS is defeated. The conflict in Syria has almost come to an end. However, the fate of the kidnapped Orthodox Christian Bishops of Aleppo remains a mystery. April 2019 marks the sixth anniversary of the abduction of the Orthodox Prelates of Aleppo. Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Yohanna Ibrahim and Greek Orthodox Archbishop ...

On Walls and Muslims: A Lesson for Pope Francis

PJ Media- Raymond Ibrahim - 11/4/19 “I appeal not to create walls but to build bridges” has long been Pope Francis’s mantra. Most recently, when asked last Sunday “a question about migration in general and about U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the southern border with Mexico,” the pope pontificated in platitudes: “Builders of walls,” he said, “be they made ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets King Abdullah II of Jordan

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 11/4/19 On April 9, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Majesty King Abdullah II, King of Jordan, at the Royal Palace in Amman. He was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Al-Jazeerah and Euphrates, as ...

Holy Qurobo and Funeral of Late Archbishop Mor Philoxenus Matta Chamoun

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 11/4/19 On April 8, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo and presided over the Funeral Service of the Thrice Blessed Archbishop Mor Philoxenus Matta Cahmoun, at the Virgin Mary Cathedral in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Archbishop of ...