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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Lebanese President General Michel Aoun

May 3, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 3/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency the President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun at the Presidential Palace in Baabda. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs, and Very […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Oriental Orthodox Primates Visit His Excellency German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

October 19, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, at Bellevue Palace Residence in Berlin. His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate for the Coptic Orthodox Church, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme […]

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Founders of the Union of Bessarabia with Romania commemorated at the Patriarchal Cathedral

March 28, 2017 News
Founders of the Union of Bessarabia with Romania commemorated at the Patriarchal Cathedral

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 On the 99th anniversary of the proclamation of the Union of Bessarabia with the Kingdom of Romania, the founders of the Union were commemorated Saturday at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. The V. Rev. Archimandrite Veniamin Goreanu, patriarchal adviser at the Office of the Holy Synod, conducted […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II meets Hungarian Prime Minister Mr. Viktor Orban

February 25, 2017 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency the Hungarian Prime Minister Mr. Viktor Orban, at the Hungarian House of Parliament. The meeting was attended by His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk and Kurdistan, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and […]

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President General Michel Aoun & Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II discuss – ‘the Abducted Archbishops of Aleppo’

January 22, 2017 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency the President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun at the Presidential Palace in Baabda. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar of Zahleh and Beqaa, […]

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Assyrian Metropolitan Mar Meelis Zaia Meets President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun

November 18, 2016 News

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – November 2016 His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon was recently received by His Excellency General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic at the Baabda Palace. The Metropolitan offered the cordial best wishes and felicitations of the Holy Synod […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Lebanese President General Michel Aoun

November 12, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Excellency President General Michel Aoun, the newly elected President of the Republic of Lebanon, at the Presidential Palace. His Holiness headed a delegation of Archbishops including their Eminences: Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, […]

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The President of the Lebanese Republic general Michel Aoun meets with His Beatitude John X accompanied by a delegation of Orthodox Metropolitans

November 8, 2016 Featured News

Patriarchate of Anthioch & All East – November 2016 The president of the Lebanese Republic general Michel Aoun meets with His Beatitude John X accompanied by a delegation of orthodox metropolitans Nov. 4 – 2016 His Excellency the president of the Lebanese Republic general Michel Aoun received in the presidential palace at 11 o’clock a.m. […]

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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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Ministers Sahnaoui and Layyoun Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

October 6, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – October 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received their Excellencies Ministers Mr. Nicolas Sahnaoui and Gaby Layyoun, accompanied by Mrs. May Khresh and Gaby Gebrayel, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. The meeting was attended by their Eminences Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kurdistan and Environs, Mor […]

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The Serbian Patriarch sends condolences concerning the devastating earthquake in Italy

August 30, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- August 2016 President of the Republic of Italy Mr. SERGIO MATTARELLA Rome – Italy Honorable Mr. President, We are deeply shocked by the news on the devastating earthquake which struck Italy all of a sudden. The hearts of thousands of relatives bear indelible scars due to a huge number of the deceased, […]

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Patriarchal Visit to the Federal President of Germany

July 9, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church – July 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II meets the Federal President of Germany Mr. Joachim Gauck at the Bellevue Presidential Palace in Berlin. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Julius Hanna Aydin, Director of Foreign Affairs in Germany, Mor […]

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US General Consul in Erbil Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

June 9, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church – June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency the US General Consul in Erbil Mr. Matthias Mitman. Their Eminences Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kurdistan and Environs, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits the President of Iraqi Kurdistan

June 8, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Excellency President of Iraqi Kurdistan Mr. Massoud Barzani at the Presidential Palace. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Gregorius Saliba Shemoun, Patriarchal Counselor, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Timotheos Moussa Al-Shamani, Archbishop […]

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Patriarch Igantius Aphrem II Meets the British Consul in Erbil

June 7, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the British Consul General in Erbil His Excellency Mr. Angus McKee accompanied with the Embassy’s First Secretary Political Officer Ms. Palika Bhasin. His Holiness gave an overview of the history of the Syriac Orthodox Church and discussed with His Excellency the […]

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THE GREEK PRESIDENT MR PROKOPIS PAVLOPOULOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

April 4, 2016 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – April 2016 At 10:00 am of Thursday, the 18th/31st of March 2016, His Excellency the President of the Greek Republic, Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos, whilst on an official visit to Israel, visited the Patriarchate. Mr Pavlopoulos was accompanied by associates of his, the Greek Ambassador to Israel, Mr Spyridon Lambrides, the Consul-General to Jerusalem, […]

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Eritrean Orthodox Faithful Call to Restore Patriarch Abune Antonios

February 23, 2016 Featured News
Detained Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea

23/2/16 Latest Snap and information on the detained Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=34405 The Detained Patriarch, Persecuted Christians and a Dying Church of Eritrea http://www.pakistanchristianpost.com/headlinenewsd.php?hnewsid=3269 The Illegal Detention of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Enters 8th Year http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=43080 Restore Patriarch Antonios http://www.abuneantonios.com/ www.change.org – Father Mussie Shishay Rotkreuz, Switzerland “We condemn the ordination of […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Discuss Situation of Christians in Middle East

November 12, 2015 Featured News

  12/11/15- FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Moscow: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with HIs Excellency Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergey Lavrov at the Headquarters of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. His Holiness thanked His Excellency for Russia’s help and support of the Syrian people. He also discussed with him the current situation […]

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THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS -MR N. ANASTASIADES VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 20, 2015 Featured News

On Sunday, the 1st/14th of June 2015, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Anastasiades, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his esteemed wife and associates of his. Ms Andri Anastasiadou had participated in the Divine Liturgy at the All-holy Church of the Resurrection, led by His Eminence Methodios, Archbishop […]

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HIS BEATITUDE POPE THEODOROS II MEETS WITH THE PRESIDENT OF MADAGASCAR

June 9, 2015 Featured News

Compiled by Archimandrite Markos Theodosi – June 2015 The most significant part of the trip to the Holy Metropolis of Madagascar made by His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, was his meeting with His Excellency the President of the Republic of Madagascar, Mr. Hery Rajaonarimampianina, on 3rd June 2015. […]

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ORTHODOX ORPHANAGE FOR 200 CHILDREN INAGURATED IN MADAGASCAR

June 4, 2015 Featured News

Patriarchate of Alexandria On 30th May 2015, the second day of his visit to the Holy Metropolis of Madagascar, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa visited Andoharanofotsy, where in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of Egypt and the Mayor of the city, he inaugurated the new girls […]

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