Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 2/8/17
His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Archbishop Atallah Hanna, Archbishop of Sebastia, who is visiting Damascus accompanied by a delegation from Palestine, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus.
His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, and Very Rev. Fr. Youhanna Saroukhan, were present at the meeting.
His Excellency appreciated the support of His Holiness to the cause of the Palestinian people and thanked him for his continuous care for the needy refugees and displaced people.
His Holiness spoke about the need to express solidarity with the Palestinian people and to promote justice and human rights among all peoples.