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Official Inauguration of the New Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Residence – Atchaneh

June 23, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 23/6/18 In the presence of His Excellency General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic, on the occasion of the inauguration of the new Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, their Holinesses Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches: Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of […]

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Twelfth Meeting of the Heads of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East – Atchaneh

June 21, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/6/18 On June 21st 2018, Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East: His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great […]

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Holy Qurobo for the Feast of Virgin Mary for the blessing of the crops and Inauguration of Virgin Mary Church after Renovation

May 17, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 17/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived at the Virgin Mary Church in Bourj Hammoud, Mount Lebanon. He was received by their Eminences: Mor Theophilos George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Philoxenus Matta Chamoun, Mor Justinos Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahla and Bekaa, Mor Clemis Daniel […]

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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Lebanese President General Michel Aoun

May 3, 2018 Featured
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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 Visits Ghigiu Romania Orthodox Monastery

September 29, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 29/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited Ghigiu Monastery in Romania. He was received by the abbess of the monastery. He was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, Mor Selwanus Boutros […]

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Official Opening of SYGG 2017

August 6, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 6/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II officially inaugurated the third Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering (SYGG) held this year in Lebanon. Very Rev. Raban Jack Yakoub, Director of the Youth Department, thanked His Holiness for taking care of the Suryoyo youth as their spiritual father and beloved friend. He greeted […]

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Memory Eternal! + Metropolitan Antonio of Mexico, Central America and Venezuela

June 19, 2017 Featured
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The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America – 19/6/17 +Memory Eternal+ “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.” John 11:25 His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch, the Holy Synod of Antioch, and the Archdiocese of North America announce with great regret […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Inaugurates Romanian Arabic Library at the Middle East University

May 31, 2017 News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 31/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the Romanian Arabic Library at the Middle East University in Sabtieh – Mount Lebanon. This project was implemented through the efforts of Professor Alexandru Peterliceano from this PROEMA Institute for cultural promotion. The event was attended by His Excellency Mr. Victor Mircea, […]

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PRAYERS IN ARABIC AND CHURCH SLAVONIC ARE OFFERED UP IN A LEBANESE VILLAGE

March 29, 2017 News

DECER- March 2017 On 25 March 2017, divine services were celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Naccache with the blessing of Metropolitan George of Mount Lebanon, Patriarchate of Antioch. Attending this parish are some 700 Orthodox Arab-speaking families living in the villages of Naccache, Dbaye and Awkar. Matins and Divine […]

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Statement Issued by the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

February 17, 2017 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 17/2/17 Statement Issued by the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod Patriarchal Residence – Atchaneh, Lebanon February 16, 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, invited their Eminences the Archbishops, members of the Holy […]

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Opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Christians

January 16, 2017 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 16//1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Christians in Lebanon, held at the Church of the Synod of the National Evangelical Churches in Syria and Lebanon, in Rabieh, Lebanon. His Excellency Rev. Salim Sahyouni was also present […]

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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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Holy Qurobo for SYCE

September 12, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – September 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo for the families gathered at the first Suryoyo Young Couples Encounter in Lebanon. His Holiness was assisted by His Eminence Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Metropolitan of Beirut. Their Eminences Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and […]

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Indian Foreign Minister Mr. M. J. Akbar Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

August 20, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – August 2016 On Thursday August 18, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. M.J. Akbar, Indian Foreign Minister, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. Foreign Minister Akbar is on an official trip to Lebanon, Syria and Iraq. His Holiness congratulated His Excellency on […]

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Inaguration of Sayfo Monument – Qamishli

June 20, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/6/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Sayfo Monument in Qamishli. The Sayfo Monument was edified for the 101 commemoration of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo. His Eminence Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, and their Graces Mor Maurice Amsih, Patriarchal Delegate for the […]

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3 Years on the Abduction of the Two Archbishops of Aleppo

April 22, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – On the occasion of the 3rd annual commemoration of the abduction of the two Archbishops of Aleppo, the two Patriarchs of Antioch, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch, and John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch, presided over a common prayer organized for the occasion. The prayer was held […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets the Director of Public Relations at Al-Tayyar Al-Watani Al-Horr

February 17, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Mr. Alfred Abdo, the newly elected Director of Public Relations at the Free National Current in Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. Mr. Abdo was accompanied by Mrs. Doha Malek and Mr. Ramzi Dassoum. The meeting was also attended by their Eminences […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Speaks at the Assembly on “Diversity Management and Peace Building”

February 17, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 The Forum for Development, Culture and Dialogue (FDCD), Permanent Peace Movement and Iraqi Al-Amal Association organized an Assembly on “Diversity Management and Peace Building. In the inauguration session, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated by giving a speech on religious diversity and living together. He spoke about the role of religions […]

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General meeting of Syriac Activists Held at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchane

December 5, 2015 Featured News

5/12/15 – FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Lebanon: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II held a general meeting of Syriac activists at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya, Lebanon. The general meeting was attended by their Eminences: Mor Theophilos George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in […]

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Metropolitan Khodr: Who Said the President Should be Maronite?

October 27, 2015 Featured News

By Gracia Bitar al-Rustum – October 2015 as-Safir Interviews Met Georges Khodr Arabic original here. The “kingdom” of Georges Khodr is not of this world. True, the nonagenarian theologian watches over the affairs and concerns of 94 villages throughout Mount Lebanon, but in reality “He is not here. You seek him and he is not […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Ingurates Sayfo Monument in Mount Lebanon

October 24, 2015 Featured News

October 2015- FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Mount Lebanon- His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated a Sayfo Monument in Mount Lebanon. The ceremony was organized by the Syriac League at T.M.S. School in Bourj Hammoud, Mount Lebanon. The ceremony was attended by His Eminence Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of […]

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