Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

“Severus of Antioch” Symposium

May 28, 2018 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/5/18 For the 1500 Jubilee of the Exile of Patriarch Mor Severus the Great to Egypt, the Department of Syriac Studies at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch held a Symposium on the great Saint entitled: “Severus of Antioch” on May 25, 2018 at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon. His […]

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Triennial Anniversary of the historic Meeting of the OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

February 4, 2018 Featured
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Fr Prakash Kuriakose (Delegate of Malankara) – OCP News Service – 4/2/18 Kerala-India: February 7th 2018, marks the 3rd anniversary of the historic meeting between Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Society) delegation and His Holiness Moron Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and the Syriac Orthodox delegation at Puthencruz, Malankara. OCP representation was the first […]

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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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Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society – Activity Report 2017

January 5, 2018 Featured
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OCP Secretariat –  OCP News Service -5/1/18 Dear Beloved Readers & Well-wishers Christmas-Nativity & New Year Wishes We are happy to present the activity report of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) for the years 2017. The report includes details of meetings, visits, research publications, charity and social welfare as well as other activities. Orthodoxy Cognate […]

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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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Aleppo, Mosul & Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?

February 20, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the discussion panel entitled “Aleppo, Mosul and Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?” at the Munich Security Conference. His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk and Kurdistan Region was also present in the discussion […]

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Statement Issued by the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

February 17, 2017 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 17/2/17 Statement Issued by the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod Patriarchal Residence – Atchaneh, Lebanon February 16, 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, invited their Eminences the Archbishops, members of the Holy […]

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OCP Secretariat Declares Support for Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch & All East

February 12, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service – 12/2/17 Read: Statement Issued by the Fathers of the Holy Synod of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch “We pray for Your Holiness’ ministry from the Chair of St. Peter at Antioch, and for your health and longevity to serve the Lord and His people with apostolic zeal. May we also […]

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Governor of Damascus Visits the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

January 22, 2017 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Governor of Damascus Dr. Bishr Al-Sabban and Secretary of the Baath Party in Damascus Mr. Hussam Al-Samman, at the Patriarchate in BabTouma – Damascus. The meeting was attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of […]

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Christmas Event for Children of Syrian Orphanages

December 10, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 10/12/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Her Excellency Dr. Rima Al-Qadiri, Syrian Minister of Social Affairs, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, His Grace Bishop Mor Maurice Amsih, Patriarchal Delegate of the Archdiocese of […]

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Visit of the Belarussian Assistant Minister of Defence to the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

November 22, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Alexander Ponomarev, Belarussian Ambassador to Syria, accompanied by His Excellency General Oleg Voinov, Assistant to the Minister of Defence in the Republic of Belarus, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness welcomed their Excellencies and the accompanying delegation. […]

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Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

August 18, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – August 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery on the occasion of the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the virtues of the Virgin Mary, Mother of God, especially her tenderness […]

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Attestation Issued by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

July 17, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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Visit of the Brazilian Ambassador to the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

June 29, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Achilles Zaluar, Ambassador of Brazil in Damascus, at the patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Excellency personally condemned the terroristic attack that took place a week ago in Qamishly, during the pastoral visit of His Holiness to the […]

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Statement by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Anthioch & Syriac Catholic Patriarchate on the Eviction of People from Mosul & the Nineveh Plain

June 11, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – June 2016 Two Years Since the Eviction of our People from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain: the Wound of Forced Emigration Is Still Bleeding Two years passed since the uprooting of our Syriac people from the land of our ancestors in Mosul and the Nineveh Plain, following the criminal act which amounts to […]

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Visit of a Delegation from the European Parliament at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

April 24, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – April 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Alliance for Freedom and Peace (AFP) from the European Parliament, at the Patriarchate Headquarter in Bab Touma, Damascus. The delegation included MEP: Roberto Fiori (Italy), Udo Voigt (Germany) Herve Van Laethem (Belgium), Eleftherios Synadinos (Greece) and Mr. […]

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French & European Parliamentarians at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

April 20, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – April 2016 On April 19, 2016, a delegation of French Parliamentarians which included Deputies and Senators, as well as Members of the European Parliament and Presidents of Associations and NGOs, accompanied by the President of the French Association for the Christians of the Orient (Chredo), visited His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius […]

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CHURCH-STATE DELEGATION VISITS SYRIA

April 17, 2016 Featured News
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DECR Communication Service – April 2016 A delegation of Russian parliamentarians, members of the inter-factional group for defending Christian values, was on a visit to Syria from April 9 to 12, 2016. It included S. Gavrilov (State Duma), A. Yuschenko (Council of the Federation and State Duma), D. Sablin (Council of the Federation), and Ms. N. […]

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

April 11, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

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Celebration of the Mid Lent at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

April 9, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – April 2016 On the occasion of the Mid Lent and the Elevation of the Cross, and the Feast of King Abgar, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo which was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Shemoun Demir, at Mor Yacoub Burd’ono Church in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. […]

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Reception of the Head of Churches of Aleppo at the Archdiocese Headquarters in Sulaymaniyyeh

March 27, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – March 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of Churches of Aleppo at the Archdiocese Headquarters in Sulaymaniyyeh – Aleppo. The Head of Churches who visited His Holiness were: His Excellency Mgr. George Abi Khazen, Latin Archbishop of Aleppo, Rev. Imad Al-Khal and Rev. Ibrahim Nasr, from […]

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