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Holy Qurobo on New Sunday – Damascus

April 16, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 16/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on New Sunday, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patrirarchal Archdiocese of Damascus. His Eminence the Right Reverend Bishop Michael Langrish, Former […]

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Patriarchs of Antioch Meet in Damascus

April 10, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 10/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Beatitude Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Damascus. During their meeting, His Holiness conveyed to His Beatitude Easter greetings and discussed several church issues. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal […]

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Resurrection Holy Qurobo – Damascus

April 10, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 10/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on Easter Sunday at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma Damascus. Their Eminences Archbishop Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Archbishop Armash Nalbandian, Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus, assisted His Holiness […]

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Good Friday – Damascus

April 7, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 7/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the service of the worship of the Cross at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma in Damascus. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar at the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and the monks of the Patriarchate. […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Catholicos Aram I

April 4, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 4/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited his brother in Christ His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia for the Armenian Orthodox Church, in the Catholicosate headquarters in Antelias, Beirut. His Holiness was accompanied by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and […]

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Nahire Service at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs

April 2, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 2/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the special service of the Nahire (Lights) on the eve of the Passion Week at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) church in Homs. All the lights of the church were turned off and the faithful, deacons and clergy held candles in a procession […]

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Palm Sunday from the Lady of Girdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs

April 2, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 2/4/18 On the occasion of Palm Sunday, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Metropolitan of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs. Priests, monks, deacons and the choir […]

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Third Anniversary of the Repose of Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV

March 29, 2018 Featured

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – 29/3/18 +Memory Eternal+ His Holiness the late Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East reposed and fell asleep in the Lord on 26 March 2015. As we commemorate the 3rd anniversary of this date, we give thanks for a lifetime of selfless […]

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28th Anniversary of the Establishment of Mor Jacob Baradeus Order

March 27, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended an event organized by the nuns of Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of their sisterhood. The event took place at Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh, Bekfaya – Lebanon, and was attended by their Eminences Mor Philoxenus […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulates President Vladimir Putin

March 21, 2018 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 21/3/18 On 19 March, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a congratulatory message to President Vladimir Putin, on the occasion of his re-election as President of the Russian Federation. “From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, we convey our blessings to You, and […]

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4 Years Memorial of the Departure of the Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas

March 21, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/3/18 On the occasion of the 4 years memorial of the departure of the Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas (March 21, 2014), His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over Morning Prayer at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulated the Fourth President of the Republic of Armenia

March 12, 2018 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – March 2018 On March 2, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a congratulatory message to Mr. Armen Sargsyan on his election as the fourth President of the Republic of Armenia. The congratulatory message stated in part: “From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin […]

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Feast of Mor Aphrem and Ordination of Readers and Subdeacons

February 25, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/2/18 On the occasion of the Feast of Mor Aphrem and Mor Theodoros, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and Mor Timotheos […]

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Shubqono Prayer – Damascus

February 20, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer (Ramsho) at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. At the end of the prayer, His Holiness prayed the special prayer of Shubqono (Forgiveness) during which the clergy and faithful ask forgiveness from one another, before the beginning […]

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Holy Qurobo of the Sunday of All Faithful Departed

February 12, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the Sunday of all faithful departed, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Dionysios Jean Kawak helped His Holiness in the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the importance of praying […]

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“THE QUESTION OF JERUSALEM MUST BE DEPOLITICIZED AND JERUSALEM SHOULD BE DECLARED “THE CAPITAL” OF THE THREE MONOTHEISTIC RELIGIONS” H.H. ARAM I

February 8, 2018 Featured
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – January- February 2018 This view was the core of the intervention of His Holiness Aram I at the first session of the international conference on Jerusalem organized by Azhar in Cairo on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. After affirming that “the future status of Jerusalem must be an inseparable and integral part of the peace […]

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First Holy Qurobo in Deir ez-Zor after its Liberation

February 4, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 4/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the first Holy Qurobo over the ruins of Virgin Mary church in Deir ez-Zor, after the city’s liberation. The Governor of Deir ez-Zor Mr. Mohammad Ibrahim Samra, received His Holiness and the accompanying delegation at the airport. His Holiness was assisted by […]

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Holy Qurobo on the Occasion of the Fast of Nineveh

February 4, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 4/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Fast of Nineveh, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Dionysios Jean Kawak attended the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about God’s mercy, for He wants the […]

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Coptic Orthodox Church Delegation Visits the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

January 27, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. The Coptic Orthodox Delegation included the members of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches: Anba Bishoy, Anba Benyamin and Dr. Guirguis Saleh […]

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Inauguration of “Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Dialysis Center”

January 27, 2018 News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated “Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Dialysis Center” in Dwelaa – Damascus. The center is a project lead by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC), and aims at offering free services to patients with kidney failure and in need of dialysis, thus giving them […]

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Holy Qurobo of the Third Sunday after Epiphany

January 22, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo of the third Sunday after Epiphany, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, assisted His Holiness in the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness talked about discipleship […]

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