Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Crown Prince of Bahrain

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 22/11/18 On November 21, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency Crown Prince of Bahrain His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifah, at the Crown Prince’s palace in Manama, Bahrain. His Excellency welcomed His Holiness and expressed his pleasure to meet with the head of the Syriac ...

Metropolitan Saba Esber Responds to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem’s Statement

18/07/15 Arabic original here. English translation taken from the Patriarchate of Antioch's facebook page here. This is in response to the statement issued by the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, which can be read here. Also Read THE POSITION OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM ON THE INTERRUPTION OF COMMUNION BY THE PATRIARCHATE OF ANTIOCH: Carol Saba on the Rupture of Communion ...

The State of the Kessab Refugees Remains Grave

May 2014 His Holiness Aram I and the Executive Council of the Catholicosate of Cilicia have announced that they are monitoring the situation in Kessab and its uprooted population closely and that they are deeply concerned over the deep political, national and humanitarian implications of the displacement. Accompanied by community leaders, Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian continues to meet ...

King Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain receives Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East

May 2014 His Majesty, king of Bahrain, receives His Beatitude John X in a private meeting His Majesty, king Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifa, with many officials in the kingdom, received at his royal palace in Manamah His Beatitude John X Patriarch of Antioch and all the East. His Beatitude was accompanied by His Eminence Isaac (Barakat) Metropolitan of ...

Patriarch John X of Antioch met His Eminence Sheikh Ahmad Al-Taieb, Sheikh of Al-Azhar Mosque

May 2014 Patriarch John X in Bahrain During the program of visit of His Beatitude, John X, to Bahrain,  a meeting with Sheikh of Al-Azhar, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmad Al-Taieb was arranged. At the meeting, His Beatitude and His Eminence discussed the importance of clergies’ role, Muslims and Christians, in preserving our countries and our human adopting a moderate ...

His Holiness Aram I to visit Bahrain and the Vatican

May 2014 03 May 2014. On Sunday His Holiness Aram I will leave for Bahrain where he is invited to be the keynote speaker at the conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations” initiated by His Royal Highness King Hamad bin Al Khalifa. The delegation will include, H.E. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, Very Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian, the Pontifical representative for ...

Expatriate Christians from Bahrain address EU Parliament

27/1/2012 BRUSSELS, Jan 27 (KUNA) - Expatriate representatives of several Christian Churches and congregations (including Catholic, Anglican, Protestant and Coptic Orthodox) living in Bahrian spoke at a conference in the European Parliament on Thursday on the topic of "Christians in Muslim Lands: The Example of Bahrain." The event was hosted by Dutch MEP Cornelis De Jong ...

Head of the Indian Orthodox Church welcomed in Bahrain

By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief 8/10/2011 In a short speech, Shaikh Khalid welcomed the visit of the top religious figure and hailed the "deep-rooted friendship between Bahrain and India" Manama: Bahrain has reiterated its pledge to uphold the labour, security and safety rights of all communities living in the country, the foreign minister has said. "The kingdom is keen ...