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

May 29, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Patriarch Aphrem II Karim urges vigorous participation in upcoming elections

May 3, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Supreme Head of Indian Orthodox Church visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque

April 27, 2012 Featured News

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 […]

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

July 4, 2011 Featured News

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, […]

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Syria – Patriarch Zakka I Iwas denounces Alexandria Terrorist Attack

January 4, 2011 News

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 […]

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