Metropolitan’s from the Syriac Orthodox Church of India Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 21/10/16 Lebanon: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II receives their Eminences Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin and Mor Aphrem Matthews, Assistant Metropolitan of Angamali, in the presence of His Eminence Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. His Holiness discussed with ...

Patriarch Kirill Meets Oriental Orthodox Prelates in London

Julie Jones - OCP News Service - (OCP Delegate in the U.K.) Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia – Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church met Coptic, Armenian and Syriac Orthodox Prelates in London during the reception organized on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Russian Orthodoxy in the UK and Ireland. Patriarch met His Grace ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to Visit Brazil

Syriac Orthodox Church of Brazil - Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East - 23/9/16 Brasilia: The Patriarch and the delegation will arrive in Brazil on October 26. They will be welcomed by civil and ecclesiastical authorities. Mor Ignatius Aphrem II will visit major communities, social work projects and missions in the federal capital of ...

Opening of the first Suryoyo Young Couples Encounter

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 10/9/16 For the first time in the history of the Syriac Orthodox Church, and under the auspices of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, the first Suryoyo Young Couples Encounter (SYCE) was organized in Lebanon. More than 100 married people will attend the meeting coming from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq. His Holiness Patriarch ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II “I am worried that Christianity is on the way out both in Syria & Iraq as well as in Lebanon”

His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II - Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St. Peter in Anthioch & All East

Christiantoday - August 2016 Christianity is in danger of disappearing across entire countries in the Middle East, the land of its birth, according to a senior Orthodox Church leader. There have been repeated warnings about the decline of Christianity in Iraq under the Islamic State onslaught. Eight in ten Christians have left Iraq since 2003. But the Patriarch of ...

The First Icon of St. Gregorios of Parumala in Brazil

Syriac Orthodox Church of Brazil - OCP News Service - August 2016 Also Read: OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Displayed at SYGG16 Leadership Program in Netherlands The Syriac Orthodox Chapel of St. Ephrem in the state of Maranhão, Brazil, led by Abouna Pablo Neves, is in the last phase of renovation and will soon have beautiful ...

Attestation Issued by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - July 2016 The Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate issued the following attestation: To Whom It May Concern The Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch confirms that “Slibo Suryoyo”, “Hubo d’Slibo Suryoyo e.V.”, “Syrian-Aramaic Help Org. IC” and “Beilo Foundation in Diaspora” are not affiliated with the Syriac Orthodox Church, nor do they represent the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate ...

Syriac Orthodox Church Officially Recognized in Germany

Syriac Orthodox Church - July 2016 In a historical moment for the Syriac Orthodox Church in Germany, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II signed the official document submitted in the name of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Germany to the German government to obtain legal recognition as a church in the country. This document is the ...

OCP Secretariat Condemns Attack on Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & the Christian Community in Qamishli

OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch & All East

OCP News Service - OCP Secretariat- 20/6/16 Read- Suicide Bomber Targets Assyrian Event in Syria – 3 Killed http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/suicide-bomber-targets-assyrian-event-in-syria-3-killed/ Global: The Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Movement) has strongly condemned the attack on the Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II and the Christian faithful in Qamishli, by one of the suicide bombers. "We strongly condemn such barbaric ...

Meeting of the Temporary General Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Syriac Orthodox Church

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meeting of the Temporary General Secretariat of the Holy Synod in Erbil. Their Eminences, members of the Temporary General Secretariat. Mor Justinus Boulos Safar , Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Nicodemus ...

Patriarch Igantius Aphrem II Meets the British Consul in Erbil

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the British Consul General in Erbil His Excellency Mr. Angus McKee accompanied with the Embassy’s First Secretary Political Officer Ms. Palika Bhasin. His Holiness gave an overview of the history of the Syriac Orthodox Church and discussed with His Excellency the current situation ...

Indian and Syriac Orthodox Prelates Reconsecrated the Ancient St Johns Church in Kerala

SOCM-Forum (Discussion Forum of Syriac Orthodox Christians of Malankara) - 26/4/16 Church Fb Page: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Catholicose Baselios Paulose II – True Brothers in Christ makes history in Armenia: India- Kerala: Another Historical event took place in Malankara (Kerala) at the St. John' s Great Church (Valiya Palli) on the 23rd of April 2016. After completing ...

Statement from the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate on the Status of Archbishop Mor Severius Malke Mourad

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - April 2016 Statement Issued by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East April 10, 2016 – Damascus, SYRIA The Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East confirms that His Eminence Archbishop Mor Severius Malke Mourad is the Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem, Jordan and the Holy Land, since 1996 and continues ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Attends Funeral of the Late Mother of Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - April 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the funeral service of the Late Mother of His Brother in Christ, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Patriarch John X, at St. Georges Cathedral in Lattaqia. The funeral service was attended by the Syrian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Mohammad Abdelsattar ...

Patriarchal Visit to Qaryaten after its Liberation from ISIS

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - April 2016 After the liberation of Al-Qaryaten from ISIS, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II headed to visit the town. He was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, Very Rev. Raban Barsom Kassab, Priest of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Qarayten, and Very ...

Prayer Beseeching the Mercy of God and Peace in Syria

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate  21/2/16 On the occasion of the Great Lent according to the Catholic Churches, the Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarchate called for a common prayer to beseech the mercy of God and for peace in Syria. The celebrational prayer took place at the Lady of Dormition Patriarchal Cathedral at Haret El-Zaytoun in Damascus. His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius ...

Metropolitan Yuhanon Mar Philaxinos Enters Eternal Rest

Syriac Orthodox Church of India - Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East 31/12/15 MEMORY ETERNAL!!! Kerala- India: His Eminence Yoohanon Mor Philexinose of the Syriac Orthodox Church of India entered eternal rest. The funeral of His Eminence Yoohanon Mor Philexinose will be held at St. Mary’s Simhasana Cathedral Church, Pampady, Kottayam as per the will of His Eminence on ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Arrives in Russia

HEAD OF SYRIAC ORTHODOX CHURCH ARRIVES IN RUSSIA On 9 November 2015, the Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, arrived in Russia on an official visit at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. It is the first visit of His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius ...

Arch Chor-bishop Kaniyamparampil Kurian of the East Enters Eternal Rest

OCP News Service - 20/10/15 Syriac Orthodox Church in India - Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East. +Memory Eternal+ Kerala-India: The world famous Syriac scholar, Arch Chor-bishop Fr Kaniyamparampil Kurian of the Syriac Orthodox Church entered eternal rest. He was 103 years old. He has translated large volumes of Orthodox prayers from Syriac to the South ...

Priests Ordained for Syriac Orthodox Church in Brazil

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Deacon Pablo Neves - Communication Commission - 13/10/15 Brazil: On October 10, 2015, two new Priests for the Syriac Orthodox Church of Brazil were ordained at the Cathedral of St. Michael Archangel Syriac Orthodox  in Aparecida de Goiânia - Goiás - Brazil, The Priests ordained were  Fr. Yousef Mikhael and Fr. Wellington Moura. The new priests were ordained ...

Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering Begins Today

Syriac Orthodox Church of Anthioch and All East - Lebanon FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II:  August 2015 Visit Website for more details: Beirut: The Syriac Orthodox Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering will officially begin today 19th August 2015. Meeting of Suryoyo youth (aging 18 to 30) to get spiritual enrichment, strengthen their relationship with the church & its hierarchy, ...