Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Attends Traditional Qawarma Dinner

November 2015 - Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Damascus- Syria: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the traditional Qawarma Dinner prepared by the Association of Young Syriacs at their headquarters in the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Secretary, and His Grace ...

Patrairch Ignatius Aphrem II receives Syrian Minister of Social Affairs

16/10/15- FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Damascus: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Her Excellency Dr. Rima Al-Qadry, Syrian Minister of Social Affairs, at the patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness discussed with Her Excellency the current situation in Syria and the Middle East. He also discussed ways of collaboration between ...

al-Joumhouria: Details Emerge about the Metropolitans’ Kidnapping

23/4/13 Arabic original, from the April 23 al-Joumhouria, here. For background on the kidnapped priests whose release they were trying to secure, see here. The two kidnapped metropolitans are Metropolitan Youhanna Ibrahim, Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, and Boulos Yazigi, Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo and Alexandretta, brother of Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X Yazigi, who has been struck with ...