Christians in the Middle East: Is There a Future – Speech by Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 15/11/18 Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church o November 13, 2018, University of Athens, Athens – GREECE, Upon conferring an Honorary Doctorate to His Holiness Christians in the Middle East: Is There a Future? Your Beatitude Archbishop ...

Speech by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at the Opening of the General Synod of the Church of Sweden

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - October 2018 Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church at the Opening of the General Synod of the Church of Sweden (October 2nd, 2018, Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala – SWEDEN) Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness, Your Grace, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Sisters ...

Nativity-Christmas Message from Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 22/12/16 By the Grace of God Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church Our Beloved Children in Christ, May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. «ܓܢܺܝܙ ܐܰܢ̱ܬ ܡܶܢ ܟܽܠ ܒܺܐܝܬܽܘܬܳܟ܆ ܘܰܓܠܶܐ ܝܰܠܕܳܟ ܠܐ̱ܢܳܫܽܘܬܰܢ. ܬܶܗܪܳܐ ܐܶܢܶܝܢ ܬܰܪ̈ܬܰܝܗܶܝܢ܆ ܠܟܽܠ ܕܰܡܗܰܝܡܶܢ ܒܰܫܪܳܪܐ.» ...

Ye of Little Faith: Swedish Church Officials Enjoy Luxurious Trips Abroad

www.sputniknews.com - 1/6/16 In recent years, the Church of Sweden has been rapidly losing its flock and the astonishing new revelations about church politicians and high-ranking priests spending tax-payers' money on expensive trips abroad will not bring any new inductees to the Church of Sweden any time soon. Football in England, expensive dinners at celebrity restaurants, well-known holiday destinations and ...

Statement – “The people of Aleppo are deprived of the joy of the Resurrection”

Syriac Orthodox  Patriarchate - May 2016 Following the recent bombings in Aleppo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II issued the following statement: Damascus, May 2nd, 2016 “The people of Aleppo are deprived of the joy of the Resurrection” While the world celebrated the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead, according to the Eastern Calendar, Christians ...

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura Meets Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch & All East

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June 2015 - Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Ahrem II United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Media Statement Geneva Consultations – 02 June 2015 In the framework of the Geneva Consultations, the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, met today with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of ...

Mor Ignatius Aphrem II assumed Supreme Head of Universal Syriac Orthodox Church

29/5/14 Damascus Countryside, (SANA) - Investiture ceremony of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Karim of Syriac Orthodox, Patriarch of Antioch and All East, as Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church started Thursday in presence of Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam. Ministers of States Nazira Sarkis, Joseph Sweid and Jamal Shahin, Syria's Grand Mufti ...

Patriarch Aphrem II Karim urges vigorous participation in upcoming elections

5/3/14 Damascus, (SANA) Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim, Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church called for vigorous participation in the upcoming presidential balloting set for June 3. During his meeting Friday with a solidarity delegation from the Syrian community in Sweden, the Patriarch underscored the significance of such visits of expatriates for "showing solidarity with ...

Supreme Head of Indian Orthodox Church visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque

26/4/2012 WAM Abu Dhabi, Apr 26th, 2012 (WAM) -- Yusuf Al Obaidli, Director of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre received today morning St. Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma, Supreme Head of Malankara Indian Orthodox Church and the accompanying delegation on their visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This visit aims at familiarising with the aesthetics of ...

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 ...

Syria – Patriarch Zakka I Iwas denounces Alexandria Terrorist Attack

2/1/2011 His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Syriac Orthodox and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church denounced on Sunday the terrorist attack that targeted a church in Alexandria, resulting in dozens of casualties and injuries. In a cable to Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of ...