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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 Second Sunday after Epiphany

January 14, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Church – 14/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo of the second Sunday after Epiphany, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damscus. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Petros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs and Hama, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khouri, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal […]

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Christmas Recital by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir

December 21, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a Christmas Recital by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. The Recital was entitled: “Because We are Sons of Life 3”, and included Christmas chants from more than ten different languages and traditions. In […]

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Opening Ceremony of the First World Conference on Medicine for Suryoye

November 18, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Church – 18/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II officially inaugurates the First World Conference on Medicine for Suryoye, held at the University of Munich in Germany. His Holiness greeted all the physicians and people working in the field of medicine who gathered from different countries to participate in this important event. […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Auckland

November 8, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 8/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Auckland in New Zealand. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia & New Zealand, and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Metropolitan of Mosul, Kurdistan and their Environs, in […]

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Inauguration of SAYFO Monument in Sydney

November 7, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 7/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated a new monument for Sayfo genocide in the yard of the Mor Ehpraim Cathedral, in the presence of the Minister of Multiculturalism. Their Eminences: Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia & New Zealand, and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Metropolitan of Mosul, […]

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Opening of the Conference “Christianity in the Middle East: Challenges and the Future”

October 21, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the opening of the Conference “Christianity in the Middle East: Challenges and the Future” which is held in Berlin. His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate for the Coptic Orthodox Church, His Holiness Karekin II, […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Oriental Orthodox Primates Visit His Excellency German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

October 19, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, at Bellevue Palace Residence in Berlin. His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate for the Coptic Orthodox Church, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch Visits Patriarch John X of Antioch

October 16, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 16/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East visited His Beatitude Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Damascus. During the meeting, His Holiness and His Beatitude discussed Church matters as well as the recent developments concerning […]

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Consecration of St. Paul the Apostle Syriac Orthodox Church in San Diego

October 10, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 10/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the church of St. Paul the Apostle in San Diego – US. His Eminence Archbishop Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar for the Western USA and His Eminence Mor Justinos Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, assisted His Holiness in the […]

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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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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Receives Constantin Brancoveanu Award

September 27, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attends “The Constantin Brâncoveanu Awards” ceremony organized by the Alexandrion Group Foundation in Romania. His Holiness 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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Exhibition: Christians of the Orient, 2000 Years of History

September 26, 2017 News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 26/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attends the opening ceremony of “Christians of the East: 2000 Years of History” exhibition organized by the Arab World Institute in Paris under the patronage of His Excellency President of France Emmanuel Macron. The exhibition aims at shedding light on the history of […]

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Meeting of SYGG-Syria with President Dr. Bashar Assad

September 19, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II meets His Excellency Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, with the participants of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria, at the Damascus Hall in Damascus. The accompanying delegation included their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama […]

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President Dr. Bashar al-Assad Visits Holy Cross Syriac Orthodox Monastery in Saydnaya

September 9, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/9/17 A few days ago, His Excellency Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, visited the temporary site of the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Saydnaya. He was accompanied by the members of his family. His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency at the entrance […]

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Feast of the Birth of the Virgin Mary Celebrated in Liege

September 9, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/9/17 On the occasion of the feast of birth of the Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Liege. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor George Kourieh, Patriarchal Vicar in Belgium, France and Luxemburg, and Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop […]

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Holy Qurobo – St. George Patriarchal Cathedral – Damascus

August 28, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, assisted His Holiness during the Holy Qurobo. […]

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Festival of the Syriac Song

August 22, 2017 News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurates the “Syriac Song Festival” at Mor Gabriel Hall in Qamishly. The Edessa Cultural Choir performed some Syriac songs with Church melodies. The theme of this year’s festival is: “the voice of Edessa from Zalin”. The children of the choir sang a diversity […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church – Qamishly

August 22, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Virgin Mary Church in Qamishly. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeerah and Euphrates, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs. In […]

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Installation of Mor Maurice Amsih Archbishop of Jazera &Euphrates

August 20, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/8/17 +Axios Axios Axios+ Syriac His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Cathedral in Hassakah. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and […]

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