Holy Qurobo at the Conclusion of the Holy Synod

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - October 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the conclusion of the Holy Synod, in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicari n Switzerland and Austria, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Metropolitan of Beirut, Mor Yacoub Eduardo, Patriarchal ...

Opening of the Syriac Orthodox Holy Synod 2016

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - September 2016 Upon the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, the Metropolitans, members of the Holy Synod, gathered at the Patriarchal Residence in Mor Yacoub Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon to participate in the Meetings and Sessions of the Holy Synod 2016. His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem ...

General Secretary of the Conference of European Churches Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - September 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Rev. Fr. Heikki Theodoros Huttunen, General Secretary of the Conference of European Churches, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. His Holiness discussed with Rev. Fr. Huttunen the current situation of Christians in the Middle East, especially in Syria and Iraq. Rev. ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aprem II Meets UN Special Envoy for Syria’s Legal & Political Facilitator

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - May 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with UN Special Envoy for Syria’s Legal & Political Facilitator Mr. Nicolas Michel, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. The meeting was attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Very ...

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 ...

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

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - April 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meetings of the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod, which were held at the Patriarchal Residence in Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon, on April 4 and 5, 2016. After the meetings, the general secretariat issued the following ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets the Director of Public Relations at Al-Tayyar Al-Watani Al-Horr

February 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Mr. Alfred Abdo, the newly elected Director of Public Relations at the Free National Current in Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. Mr. Abdo was accompanied by Mrs. Doha Malek and Mr. Ramzi Dassoum. The meeting was also attended by their Eminences Mor Theophilus ...