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Installation of His Eminence Mor Severius Malke Mourad as the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Vicar in Brazil

December 17, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 17/12/18 On Sunday, December 16, 2018, His Eminence Mor Severius Malke Mourad was installed Patriarchal Vicar in Brazil at St. Mary’s Church in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Delegated by His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, His Eminence Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Apostolic Nuncio to the Evangelical Mission Churches in Brazil, presided […]

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The Life, Tears and Love of Ekaterina Gumeniuk: Stories of the Russian Diaspora – Olga Rozhnyova

June 17, 2018 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 17/6/18 Emissaries of the Homeland in Distant Lands. They Preserved Their Love for Russia In America you meet Russian emigres who only a few years after arriving begin speaking in an odd mix of English and Russian, and […]

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Holy Qurobo – St. George Patriarchal Cathedral – Damascus

August 28, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, assisted His Holiness during the Holy Qurobo. […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Armenian Orthodox Bishop of Brazil

November 9, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Grace Bishop Nareg Berberian, Armenian Orthodox Prelate in Brazil, heading a delegation of priests and members of the Diocesan Board, at St. Mary Church in Sao Paolo. Their Eminences Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Syriac Orthodox Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, and Mor […]

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Holy Qurobo at Mor Yuhanon Church – Sao Paolo

November 6, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthoodx Patriarchate – 6/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Yuhanon Church in Sao Paolo. Their Eminences Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Syriac Orthodox Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, and Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo. In his […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Syrian Refugees in Curitiba – Brazil

November 5, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 5/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived to the city of Curitiba in the State of Parana in Brazil. He was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Syriac Orthodox Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, Very Rev. Raban Joseph […]

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Consecration of the altar of the Virgin Mary Church in Taguatinga

November 1, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 1/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the altar of the Virgin Mary Church that is being renovated in Taguatinga – Brazil. Their Eminences Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Syriac Orthodox Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, Mor Chrysostomos Youhanna Ghassaly, Patriarchal […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & the Syriac Orthodox Delegation Meets President of Brazil

October 28, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/10/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency the President of Brazil Mr. Michel Temer at the Presidential Palace in Brazilia. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences, Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Syriac Orthodox Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, […]

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Official Reception at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

October 28, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/10/16 On the occasion of the first apostolic visit of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II to Brazil, His Excellency Ambassador Marcos Bezerra Galvao, Secretary General of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held an official reception at the Ministry Headquarters in Brazilia, in honor of His Holiness. His Holiness […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to Visit Brazil

September 23, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church of Brazil – Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East – 23/9/16 Brasilia: The Patriarch and the delegation will arrive in Brazil on October 26. They will be welcomed by civil and ecclesiastical authorities. Mor Ignatius Aphrem II will visit major communities, social work projects and missions in the federal capital […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Receives Orthodox Delegation from Brazil

June 10, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from Brazil headed by His Eminence Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Apostolic Delegate to the Syriac Missionary Churches in Brazil, His Grace Mor Faustino Jose, and two priests visiting the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. His Eminence presented a report […]

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Priests Ordained for Syriac Orthodox Church in Brazil

October 13, 2015 Featured News
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Deacon Pablo Neves – Communication Commission – 13/10/15 Brazil: On October 10, 2015, two new Priests for the Syriac Orthodox Church of Brazil were ordained at the Cathedral of St. Michael Archangel Syriac Orthodox  in Aparecida de Goiânia – Goiás – Brazil, The Priests ordained were  Fr. Yousef Mikhael and Fr. Wellington Moura. The new priests […]

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His Eminece Archbishop Tatev Gharibyan Enters Eternal Rest

November 29, 2014 Featured News

November 2014 It is with deep sorrow that we inform our faithful that on November 26, His Eminence Archbishop Tatev Gharibyan entered his eternal rest in Sao Paulo, Brazil, after developing renal failure following a kidney transplant. He was 77 years old, and one of the senior Members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See […]

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Archbishop Leolino Gomes Neto laid to rest

August 29, 2014 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church in Brazil – 29/8/14 Brazil: Funeral of His Eminence Abune Mor Leolino Gomes Neto (Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Brasilia) was held at the Syriac Orthodox Mission Church of Our Lady of Mont’Serrat at the Monastery of St. Basil and St. Ephrem in Fern, Brazil. His Eminence Yoohanon Mor Chrisostomos and His Eminence […]

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Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Abune Mor Leolino Gomes Neto of Brasilia Enters Eternal Rest

August 28, 2014 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East – 28/8/14 Brazil: The Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Brasilia Abune Mor Leolino Gomes Neto entered eternal rest on 27th August 2014. The Archbishop belongs to the evangelizing mission of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Brazil. His Eminence passed away due to lung problems. His Eminence was born […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II receives Apostolic Delegate of the Syriac Orthodox Evangelization Mission in Brazil

August 11, 2014 Featured News

  August 2014 On August 9, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Mor Titus Boulos Tuza, the Apostolic Delegate of the Syrian Orthodox Evangelization Mission in Brazil at the patriarchal residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. On Sunday August 10, 2014, His Holiness presided over the Holy Qurobo (Divine Liturgy) […]

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World Council of Churches assembly gets underway in Korea

November 2, 2013 News

2/11/13 [Anglican Communion News Service] The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) opened on Wednesday 30 October in Busan, Republic of Korea under the themeGod of life, lead us to justice and peace. The opening service of common prayer on the first day of the Assembly honoured diverse faith traditions from around […]

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A 17th-Century Russian Community Living in 21st-Century Alaska

May 4, 2013 Featured News

Wendi Jonassen and Ryan Loughlin – 4/5/13 This clan has traveled from Russia through China, Brazil, and Oregon to make a home in the remote north, struggling to avoid modernization. On a Sunday afternoon, in the middle of a cold winter, members of Father Nikolai’s congregation and family gather in his living room for fish pie, […]

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Requiem for Repose of Souls of Syrian martyrs Held in Brazil

April 5, 2012 News

R. Raslan/ Ghossoun 5/4/2012 SAO PAULO, (SANA) – Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in Brazil, His Eminence Metropolitan Archbishop, Damaskinos Mansour, held a requiem for the repose of the souls of the Syrian martyrs. Participants in the requiem prayed for God to protect Syria and President Bashar al-Assad and to fortify the homeland in the […]

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Easter around the world

April 3, 2012 News

2/4/2012 At this time of year it is fascinating to observe how different countries embrace different Easter celebrations. Kathryn Borg writes. Easter in Russia: Easter in Russia is celebrated according to the rituals of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Apart from rites and rituals, the difference between Western Christians (Roman Catholics and Protestants) and Eastern Orthodox […]

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Missionary metropolitan Mor Theethoos Paulose consectrated

February 22, 2012 Featured News

Syrian Orthodox Church In Brazil and Latin America 21/2/2012 MA`ARAAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS: Rabban Very Rev. Rabban Paul Toza Consecrated as Mor Theethoos Paulose for the Syriac Orthodox Church Missionary in Brazil by Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Supreme Head of the Syriac Orthodox Church today (19 February […]

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