Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II arrives in Germany for Maiden Apostolic Visit

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to attend the First Ever Syriac Orthodox Day in Germany

7/5/15 Germany: From May 15-17, the Syriac Orthodox Church in Germany under the direction of His Eminence Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis and the chairman of the diocesan council Dr. Scharbil Raid Gharib will be holding the first Syriac Orthodox church day in German history.  At this event, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II will show presence ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II urge Peace & Reconciliation in Malankara

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OCP News Service - Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf & Levant) 3/5/15 ALSO READ PREVIOUS STORIES: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Catholicose Baselios Paulose II – True Brothers in Christ makes history in Armenia Historic meeting of Catholicos Baselios Palouse II with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II take place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin: OCP Chancellor ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Speaks at “Christians in the Middle East: What Future?” Conference

2/5/15 Italy: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II gave a talk at the "Christians in the Middle East: What Future?" International Conference organized by Sant'Egidio Community in Bari - Italy. His Holiness gave an overview of the history of the Christian presence in the Middle East, especially during the Muslim rule. He also gave an ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Syriac Catholic and Chaldean Catholic Primates

27/4/15 Lebanon: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with their Beatitudes Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan and Chaldean Patriarch Mar Rafael Louis Sako at the Syriac Catholic Patriarchate in Beirut, Lebanon. They have issued a statement following their consultory meeting encouraging the preservation of the Christian Identity in the Middle East, especially ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Presides over the blessing of Holy Myron

27/4/15 Syria: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II has presided over the rite of the blessing and mixture of the ingredients of the Holy Myron at St. Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. His Holiness blessed the ingredients of the Holy Myron which were brought from India. Source:  

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Received by Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II

27/4/15 Yerevan: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II in Etchmiadzin at the end of his visit to Armenia. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant and Very Rev. Fr. Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director. His Holiness ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Catholicose Baselios Paulose II – True Brothers in Christ makes history in Armenia

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Dr. Rubina Khachatryan (OCP Delegate of Yerevan and All Armenia) OCP News Service - 24/4/15 ALSO, READ PREVIOUS STORIES: The historic meeting of Catholicos Baselios Palouse II with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II takes place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin: OCP Chancellor Chorbishop Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago urges meeting between Patriarch of Antioch and Catholicos of the ...

Historic meeting of Catholicos Baselios Palouse II with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II take place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan & All Armenia) OCP News Service - 23/4/15 Yerevan: The historic meeting between His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch on the Apsotolic throne of St Peter  and Primate of the Syriac Orthodox  Church of Antioch and All East and His Holiness Baselios Paulose II of the East –Catholicose on the Apostolic Throne ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East Arrives at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On April 21, at the invitation of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East; and His Beatitude Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East; arrived at the Mother See ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II lays foundation stone for the Sayfo memorial in Qamishli

7/4/15 Also Read - Patriarch Aphrem II Visits Syria’s Qamishli Amid War Visit to Mor Gewargis Assyrian Church of the East in Qamishli His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited Mor Gewargis Assyrian Church of the East in Qamishli accompanied by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Secretary and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II attends Christian-Muslim Religious Summit

30/3/15 Beirut: Following the invitation of the Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Raii, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Christian-Muslim Religious Summit convened at the Maronite Patriarchate in Bkerke. The summit was attended by religious leaders from Lebanon including: Armenian Orthodox Catholicose Aram I, Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III ...

First Death Anniversary of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Ist observed in Germany

16/3/15 His Eminence of Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis celebrated on Sunday the 15th March 2015 the Holy Liturgy at Wiesbaden and Sabri Sahin in honor of First Death Anniversary of Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka Ist - Former Patriarch of Antioch and All East. Source:    

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets with European Parliament President Martin Schulz

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant) OCP News Service 6/3/15 Scandinavia: His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II - Patriarch of Antioch and All East met with Martin Schulz- President of the European Parliament. They discussed the current situation in syria, Iraq and Middle East in General. Patriarch was accompanied by a high level Syriac Orthodox Delegation. The Patriarch ...

Statement by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II regarding the attack on the Christian villages in the Khabour region in Syria

  27/2/15 Holland: Statement by  His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II - Patriarch of Antioch and All East  regarding the attack on the Christian villages in the Khabour region in Syria.  Source:  

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Receives Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

17/2/15 New Delhi: Warm reception was given for His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East and the Syriac Orthodox delegates by the Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India at New Delhi on 17th February 2015. Source:      

Glimpses from the Apostolic visit of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to Malankara  

OCP News Service 15/2/15 Kerala: His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II- Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St Peter in Antioch and All East continue to visit several places in Kerala. The Primate Celebrated Divine Liturgies, visited several Churches, met with dignitaries, consecrated churches and new buildings, took part in feast and ecumenical meetings  and spoke to faithful. This is ...

Do you use Palm Oil? : Lighter Moments with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch

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Ajesh T Philip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service - February 2015 Pics by Shijo Mathew ( Focalize Photography) Also Read : OCP Delegation holds historic meeting with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at Puthenkurish OCP Delegation honors Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II with unique Indian icon of St Peter and St Thomas Written by Fr Bobby Varghese The Orthodoxy ...

Keep spiritual issues off courts: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

The Hindu - 10/2/15 Victory in spiritual matters should not be achieved through civil courts, Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church Ignatius Aphrem II has said. The Patriarch was addressing a meeting held at the Knanaya Archdiocese of Kallissery at Vallamkulam, near Thiruvalla, on Monday. He said misunderstandings should be sidelined in the larger interests of unity ...

The Knanaya Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese welcomes Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service - 10/2/15 India/Kerala: His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St Peter in Antioch and All East was given huge welcome by the Autonomous Knanaya Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese at their headquaters in Chigavanom, in Kottayam in the state ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II emphasize the importance of mutual responsibility for establishing peace in Malankara

Ajesh T Philip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service - 9/2/15 ALSO READ - Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II : “It’s my duty to resolve church disputes” India/Kerala: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II during the interview with Manorma News Channel stressed the importance of mutual responsibility of all parties to bring lasting peace in Malankara. The Patriarch ...