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Austria: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Syriac Theological Seminary in Salzburg (Beth Suryoye). His Excellency Archbishop of Salzburg Mgr. Dr. Franz Lackner also attended the inauguration ceremony and the prayer of the blessing of the house.
Their Eminences Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, Mor Philoxenus Saliba Ozmen, Archbishop of Mardin and Diyarbakir, Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar inGermany, Mor Julius Hanna Aydin, Director of External Relations in Germany, Mor Polycarpus Augin Aydin, Patriarchal Vicar in the Netherlands, and His Grace Mor George Kourieh, Dean of St. Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, participated in this ceremony.