Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Malankara Jacobite Syriac & Knanaya Parishes in UAE

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate- 11/11/8 During his first ever Apostolic visit to the United Arab Emirates, His Holiness Mor Ignatius Ahrem II -Patriarch of Antioch and All East, visited Jacobite Syriac and Knanaya parishes.  Evening Prayer at St. Ignatius Syriac Jacobite Church – Dubai On November 10, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was received at St. Ignatius ...

Indian Orthodox Malankara Community in Dubai Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Prakash Varghese - (Delegate of UAE, Gulf & Levant) - OCP News Service - 3/12/17 Dubai- UAE: The St Thomas Orthodox Cathedral based in Dubai is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The Parish Church was established in the year 1968. The anniversary celebrations were inaugurated by His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II - Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne ...

Mosque Renamed ‘Mary, Mother of Jesus’ in United Arab Emirates

Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed mosque on airport road in Abu Dhabi. Pic -https://crm.psinv.net

Prakash Varghese - (Delegate of UAE, Gulf & Levant) OCP News Service - 16/6/17 Dubai - UAE: Gulfnews reports that the Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the Capital City of United Arab Emirates is renamed as Mary, Mother of Jesus (‘Mariam, Umm Eisa' in Arabic). Change in name of this mosque was ordered ...

Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 27/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven. The Holy Qurobo was celebrated by His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, at Mor ...

OCP Delegation Visits Fr Mesrob Sarkissian – the Armenian Catholicosal Vicar of UAE & Qatar

Monu Phillip – (Special Envoy of the OCP Secretariat) OCP News Service - 3/8/16 Visit the Armenian Orthodox Community Portal in the United Arab Emirates: http://www.emahay.com/ Visit the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society Web Portal: http://theorthodoxchurch.info/society/ Abu Dhabi-UAE: On 2rd August 2016, a delegation (George Alexander- Secretary, Prakash Varghese-Delegate of Gulf, Levant & All Middle East, Mr. Rajendharan – local ...

‘Harp of Angels’ Pan-Orthodox Christian Christmas Gathering Held in Abu Dhabi

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  OCP News Service 30/11/15 Abu Dhabi: The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM) of the St George Indian Orthodox Malankara Cathedral – Abu Dhabi hosted ‘Harp of Angels’ Pan-Orthodox Christian gathering on 27/11/15. The event was held at the St George Indian Orthodox Cathedral in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of United Arab Emirates. Her Excellency Riitta Swan ...

His Holiness Aram I Begins His Pastoral Visit to the United Arab Emirates

4 December 2014. On Thursday morning, His Holiness Aram I arrived in Dubai, where he will consecrate the Armenian Church in Abu Dhabi. The Catholical Vicar V. Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian, and representatives of the Armenian Church Council in the United Arab Emirates and members of the community, as well as the Ambassadors of Lebanon and ...

His Holiness Aram I visits United Arab Emirates

11/11/14 Following His visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Holiness Aram I continued his pastoral visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In Abu Dhabi and Dubai he met with the Catholical Vicar, Very Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian and the Diocesan Representatives, and he visited the construction site of the Holy Martyr's Church. At the end ...

Pope Twadharos II on an Apostolic Visit to United Arab Emirates

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service 10/5/14 Abu Dhabi: Pope Tawadros II is on an apostolic visit to UAE for five days which beagn on May 9th Friday. This is the first ever visit of the Pontiff to UAE since his consecration as the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and All ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Meets the Ruler of Sharjah

February 2014 On January 29, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, departed for the United Arab Emirates at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. His Holiness Karekin II attended the awards ceremony of ...

His Holiness Aram I appoints Patriarchal Vicars for Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates

Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian

13/1/14 On the eve of the New Year and Christmas feasts, Catholicos Aram I confirmed the appointments of Rt. Rev. Masis Choboyan (born 1975 and ordained 1997) as the Vicar in Kuwait and Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian (born 1983 and ordained 2006) as the Vicar of the United Arab Emirates. Copyright © 2013, ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org. All rights reserved. Source:  

Egypt Muslim-Christian clashes: 190 face military Trial

8/5/2011 BBC The al-Azraa church went up in flames during the clashes More than 190 people detained after fatal clashes between Muslims and Christians in Cairo are to face military trials, Egypt's army says. The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces called the move a "deterrent" against further violence. Earlier the prime minister postponed a visit to the Gulf ...