Assyrian Organization Opens Office in Brussels

AINA - 4/4/18 Brussels (AINA) -- The Assyrian Confederation of Europe (ACE) has announced the opening of its political office in Brussels, Belgium. The announcement comes just months after the official registration of ACE granted by Belgian authorities and two years after the formal establishment of the organisation during a ceremony in the European parliament. "We are extremely happy ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits King Philip of Belgium

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 9/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Majesty King Philip of Belgium at the Royal Palace in Brussels. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences, Mor George Kourieh, Patriarchal Vicar in Belgium, France and Luxemburg, and Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, as well as Very Rev. Raban ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Arrives in Brussels for the first Apostolic Visit

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 7/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrives in Brussels and begins his apostolic visit to the Patriarchal Vicariate of Belgium, France and Luxemburg. Choir Concert of the Parishes of Brussels @ Mor Shemoun d’Zayte His Eminence Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Al-Jazeerah and Euphrates, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary ...

Installation of His Eminence Mor George Kourieh

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - March 2017 On Sunday March 5, 2017, His Eminence Mor George Kourieh was installed Patriarchal Vicar of Belgium, France and Luxembourg at Mor Izozoel Church in Brussels, Belgium. The Rite of the Synthronise (Installation) was conducted by their Eminences Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, Mor Nicolaos Matta Abdelahad, ...

YOUNG MAN WHO CALLED FOR KILLING OF CHRISTIANS DETAINED IN BELGIUM

Pravoslavie.ru - August 2016 Belgian police have detained a young man who called for the killing of Christians. The youth will face criminal charges reports RIA-Novosti with reference to the RTL French television and radio broadcasting company. Early in August a video appeared on the internet in which a young man was strolling about the streets of Verviers, ...

Condolences of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej to The King of the Belgians

Church of Serbia - March 2o16 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej expressed to His Majesty King Philippe, The King of the Belgians, his condolences over a series of terrorist attacks committed in Bruxelles on March 22, 2016. To His Majesty PHILIPPE of Belgium Bruxelles – Laeken Your Majesty, We have been deeply disturbed by the news on terrorist attacks in Bruxelles. ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Delivers a Lecture on Christian Unity and Peace in the “Peace is the Future” Conference in Antwerp – Belgium

September 2014 On Monday September 8, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a panel on “Christian Unity and Peace” in the “Peace is the Future Conference” and delivered a lecture entitled: “Christian Unity and Peace: St. Paul’s Call Since the Early Church”. During His Lecture, His Holiness spoke about the unity in Christian ...

“Peace is the Future – Dialogue of Religions and Cultures : 100 years after the First World War” Conference in Belgium

10/9/14 On September 7, in the Belgian city of Antwerp, an international conference entitled “Peace is the Future; Dialogue of Religions and Cultures; 100 years after the First World War”, was held through the initiative of the Community of Sant’egidio of the Catholic Church. The conference was attended by over 300 delegates and guests from the world’s ...

Reconciliation Process Will Help Turkish Assyrians Return Home

http://www.dailysabah.com - 17/7/14 Sirnak, Turkey -- Assyrian families, who fled from the southeast of the country and went to several European countries during the 1990s due to violence linked to PKK terrorism, are slowly coming back as the reconciliation process brings peace to the region. The Assyrians from the Silopi district of Sirnak province migrated to various European ...

Belgium: Christians fear consequences of legalising child euthanasia

21/2/14 The legalisation of child euthanasia in Belgium has provoked sadness from many in the Christian community. The Belgian parliament voted last Thursday to remove restrictions on euthanasia for people under the age of 18.  Euthanasia has been legal in the country since 2002. Responding to the vote, President of the Evangelical Alliance in Belgium, Herman Spaargaren, told Christian Today: ...

Belgian Christians divided over banning of Muslim Burqa

By Jonathan Luxmoore 25/7/2011 Warsaw, Poland, July 25 (ENInews)--Christian organizations in Belgium have had mixed reactions to a criminal code amendment making the country Europe's second to ban the Islamic veil, or burqa. "We're against this ruling, since it violates basic human rights," said Kristine Jansone, general secretary of the Brussels-based Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe. "Although I ...

OCP Chairman meets Metropolitan Mor Julius Hanna Aydin

27/4/2011 Belgium- Germany: During (20/4/2011) the great and holy Week, OCP Chairman K C Jacob met with Mor Julius Hanna Aydin (Patriarchal-Vicariate of Northern Germany of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East). K C Jacob had the privilege of introducing the works and mission of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE and Metropolitan ...

SYRIAC ORTHODOX CHURCH IN AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS: The Silver Jubilee celebration of the founding of the Syrian Orthodox Church of “Mother of God” in Amsterdam, Netherlands, was observed in a colorful and pious function held on Sunday, 16th May 2010. The jubilee ceremonies were preceded by a Holy Mass celebrated by H.E. Mor Polycarpus Augin Aydin, the Patriarchal Vicar for ...