Information Minister and media figures offer condolences over passing of Patriarch Iwas

30/03/2014 Damascus, (SANA) Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi offered condolences over the passing of Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, at St. George Church in Damascus. Head of the Journalists Union Elias Murad, directors of media establishments and editors-in-chief of local newspapers ...

Patriarch Iwas to be laid to rest on Friday in Sednaya

24/3/14 Damascus (SANA) Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Assistant, Bishop Timotheus Mathew al-Khoury said that the body of late Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, will be laid to rest in Sednaya on Friday. Al-Khoury said this will be carried out in accordance to the will of the late Petrarch, with prayers to be ...

Patriarch Iwas: Terrorism in Syria targets Muslims and Christians alike

24/12/13 Damascus, (SANA) – Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, asserted that Syria had always been the home of Syriacs, and that the terrorism taking place in it target Muslims and Christians alike. In a letter on occasion of Christmas, Patriarch ...

Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Calls for Abandoning All Forms of Violence, Resorting to Dialogue

H. Sabbagh 3/7/2011 Damascus, (SANA) – Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Church and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church Ignatius Zakka I Iwas on Sunday called for abandoning all forms of violence, supporting peace and security and stability, and adopting the language of dialogue. In a statement, Patriarch Iwas said ...

Islam and Christianity in Syria

(Dp-news – Sana) 27/1/2011 DAMASCUS- The Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments), Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed on Tuesday, highlighted the importance of spreading the culture of dialogue and exchange of ideas and strengthening the concept of religious fraternity and its role in spreading peace, security and stability in the world. "What brings the Syrians together is their love for homeland ...