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

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 the ...

Opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Christians

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 as well ...

Patriarchs of Antioch Meet in Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate  - 18/12/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Holiness and His Beatitude discussed the ways to strengthen the relations between the two sister churches. They also discussed the common work ...

“Love Unites Us” Concert – Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 17/12/16 Under the theme of “Love Unites Us”, St. Aphrem Patriarchal Choir, in the collaboration with UNDP, organized a concert at Al-Zahra Theater in Damascus to conclude the initiative for “Art for Peace” in Syria. The initiative included categories of art like poetry, painting, song writing and music composition and consisted of a ...

“Armenians of Damascus”: Book Release

  Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 5/12/16 By invitation of His Eminence Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus Mgr. Armash Nalbandian, His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Patriarchal Delegate of the Archdiocese of Al-Jazeerah and Euphrates, and Very Rev. Raban Cyril Babi represented His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II in the signing of the book entitled: “Armenians of Damascus” ...

Children’s Choir – St. Mary Church Saydnaya

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - September 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Mary Church in Saydnaya where the Children’s Choir performed some hymns on the occasion of the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, ...

Iftar Organized by EPDC for the Muslim Benevolent Institutions

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - June 2016 Under the auspices of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) organized an Iftar “Ramadan Charity Banquet” on the occasion of Ramadan for the Muslim Benevolent Institutions in Damascus. The event was hosted at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma. Her Excellency Dr. Rima Al-Qaderi, Syrian ...

Patriarchal Visit to Kids Workshop on “Messages of Peace”

Syriac Orthodox Church - June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the kids at the workshop organized by Mor Aphrem Christian Education Center in Bab Touma in collaboration with EPDC. The initiative is called: “Messages of Peace” and its goal is to allow kids to express their feelings about peace and life. His Holiness was ...

3 Years on the Abduction of the Two Archbishops of Aleppo

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 at St. ...