Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II visits displaced families of Qaryaten

FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II – 26/8/15

Syria: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the town of Zaydal to check on the displaced families from Qaryaten. People gathered at St. Georges Church in Zaydal and shared their stories with His Holiness who offered them all possible help.

The people from Qaryaten told about the conditions in which they were forced to leave their village. His Holiness was welcomed by His Eminence Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs along with a delegation of priests and deacons from the Archdiocese.

He was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Secretary, His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Director of Public Relations, and Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.