Celebration of the Mid Lent at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

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. In his ...

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

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 the Presbytarina ...

Visit of Delegation from the Syrian National Socialist Party to the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate  - March 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation of the Syrian National Socialist Party at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus. The delegation included: Mr. Bashar Yaziji, Vice President of the Political Office, Mr. Michel Mofti, Member of the Political Office and the Party’s High Council, Mr. Abdallah Al-Rashed, ...

Visit of the Head of Delegation of the International Committee for Red Cross at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 23/2/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross in Syria, Mrs. Marianne Gasser, accompanied by Mr. Daniel Cavoli, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness welcomed the visiting delegation and gave an overview of the relief work and projects ...

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 ...

Visit of a Delegation from Belarus to the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

www.syriacpatriarchate.org - 19/2/16 Damascus: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Aleksander Ponomarev, Ambassador of Belarus in Syria, with a delegation from Belarus headed by His Excellency Igor Korpenka, General Secretary of the Communist Party in Belarus, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness welcomed their Excellencies and thanked all those who ...

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Statement Following the Suicide Bombs in Qamishly

  January 2016 - www.syriacpatriarchate.org/ Following the suicide bombs in Qamishly on December 31, 2015, the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch issued the following statement: Statement Issued by Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East Damascus, December 31, 2015 Once again, terrorism strikes in Syria and this time in our beloved Qamishly. Dozens of martyrs and many others were ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II speaks at ‘Sayfo 1915’ Conference

26/6/15 - FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II gave the opening speech at the "Sayfo 1915: An International Conference on the Genocide of Assyrians/Arameans during the First World War". The conference included papers of about 40 scholars and researchers from universities and institutes throughout the world. It is ...