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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Coptic & Armenian Orthodox Churches in London

December 1, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 1/12/16 Visit to St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in London His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Mark Coptic Orthodox in London. He was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Severius Hawa, Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, Mor Theophilus George […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Malayalee Faithful in London

November 27, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met the Malayalee faithful from different parishes in London, who gathered at St. Thomas Cathedral in London. Their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Zachariah, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom and Mor Theophilus George Saliba, […]

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Consecration of St. Thomas Syriac Orthodox Cathedral – London

November 25, 2016 Featured News
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  Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the new St. Thomas Cathedral in London, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales. Their Eminences Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Severius Hawa, Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, Mor Theophilus George […]

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Launch of the Report on Freedom of Religion – British Parliament

November 25, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II delivered a speech at the Parliamentary Launch of the report on the freedom of religion in the House of Commons at the British Parliament in London. The public event was launched by Professor the Lord Alton of Liverpool and the speakers included John […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Newly Appointed Archdiocesan Council in Damascus

November 22, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the newly appointed Archdiocesan Council of the Patriarchal Archdiocese in Damascus at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus. The meeting was attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and Very Rev. […]

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Assisting the Armenian Community in Syria is a Pan-Armenian Priority

November 21, 2016 News

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – November 2016 16 November 2016. On Wednesday morning, His Holiness Aram I received Mr Gaguik Dzaroukian, President of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, in his office. The purpose of the visit was to inform His Holiness of his pledge to assist the Armenians in Syria and ask for his guidance in this […]

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85th Anniversary of the National Evangelical Church in Kuwait

November 20, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – November 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the event organized to celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the National Evangelical Church in Kuwait (NECK). He was accompanied by His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences Mor Severius Abraham, Patriarchal Vicar in Kuwait, Mor Gregorius […]

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TBILISI HONORS MEMORY OF 100,000 GEORGIAN MARTYRS

November 17, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 17/11/16 Thousands of believers gathered on Metekhi Bridge in the center of the Georgian capital on the day of commemoration of the 100,000 Georgian martyrs slain by the Khwarezmians in Tbilisi in 1227. A Moleben was served on the bridge, reports Sputnik-Georgia. “Today is a special day. Today is the day of the memory […]

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“Our Roots are in the Russian Church” – An Interview with Archimandrite Luke (Murianka)

November 15, 2016 Featured News
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Official Website of the Eastern America Dioscese of the ROCOR – 15/11/16 From September 21 to 25, 2016 the solemn celebrations took place in Moscow, dedicated to the 1,000-year anniversary of Russian monastic presence on Mount Athos. Archimandrite Luke (Murianka), rector and associate professor of Patrology at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, was invited […]

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25 Years – MCC in Syria

November 14, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 14/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) work in Syria, held in Brummana – Lebanon. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and General Manager of EPDC, and Very […]

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“Strengthening the Christian Presence in the Middle East is a Pan-Christian Priority” Stated His Holiness Aram I in Vatican

November 14, 2016 Featured News
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 14/11/16 13 November 2016 – In his address to the conference, organized by the Pontifical Oriental Institute on the occasion of its centennial, His Holiness Aram I emphasized the crucial importance of strengthening the Christian presence in the Middle East, considering it a pan-Christian priority. The main part of the conference, which took […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Receives Metropolitan’s from the Syriac Orthodox Church in India

November 12, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with a delegation of Archbishops from India at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. Their Eminences Mor Deevanasios Geevarghese, Metropolitan Reesh Dayro of Gethsimon Dayro, Mor Dioscoros Kuriakose, Metropolitan Reesh Dayro of Malecuriz and Simhasana Metropolitan of Northern Region, Mor Athanasius Geevargis, Metropolitan […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Lebanese President General Michel Aoun

November 12, 2016 Featured News
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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 ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT IS IN DANGER OF LOSING ITS IDENTITY AND VISION” HH ARAM I

November 10, 2016 Featured News
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – November 2016 In his reflections at the opening session of the bilateral theological dialogue between the Oriental Orthodox Churches and the World Anglican Communion, at the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Antelias, Lebanon, His Holiness Aram I described the present ecumenical landscape as one of “stagnation and uncertainty”. In his judgment “the continuous efforts […]

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Supreme Spiritual Council Meeting in New York

November 9, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 9/11/16 From November 2 to 3, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a regular meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council meeting was held in the headquarters of the Armenian Church of North America. At the opening of the meeting, His […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Receives Catholicose-Patriarch Karekin II

November 9, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/11/16 Visit of His Holiness Catholicose Karekin II to MAC – NJ His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His brother in Christ Catholicose Karekin II, Catholicose-Patriarch of All Armenians, at Mor Aphrem Center in New Jersey. Their Eminences Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar of the Archdiocese of Eastern […]

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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 & Ordination of Deacons – St. Mary Church – Sao Paolo

November 7, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 7/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Sao Paolo and ordained 6 new readers (Qoruye) and 7 new subdeacons (Aphodiaqne). Their Eminences Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Syriac Orthodox Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, and Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama […]

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Holy Qurobo at Mor Yuhanon Church – Sao Paolo

November 6, 2016 Featured News
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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
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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 Lady of the Belt (Zunoro) Church in Ricao Fondo

November 2, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 2/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the Church of the Lady of the Belt (Zunoro) in Ricao Fondo – 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 Vicar […]

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