Opening of the Ruben Sevak Museum at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On September 10, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the opening ceremony of the Ruben Sevak Museum was convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. In the museum, located in the 18th century building called Ghazarapat and renovated by the sponsorship of Mr. Hovhannes ...

Fifty-ninth Anniversary of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka Iwas Consecration as a Monk

Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East 8/6/13 CLICK HERE TO SEE PICS FROM THE EVENT IN GERMANY: Germany/Global: On 06 June 2013, Thursday evening, Patriarch Zakka Iwas of Antioch and All East celebrated his 59th anniversary of the consecration as monk at St. Jakob monastery in Warburg. Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis from Germany , Mor Julius Hanna ...

Joint Communique on the Abduction of Bishop Paul and Bishop John

24/4/13 The following official joint statement has been released by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, and the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. (Original PDF here.) On Monday the 22.04.2013, we were surprised by the news that our brothers Bishop Paul (Yazigi) of Aleppo and Alexandretta and Bishop John ...

Patrairch Ignatius Zakka-I Iwas decorated with Gold Medal of University of Islamic

23/1/13 - Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East BEIRUT/LEBANON: Holy Father was decorated with Gold medal of University of Islamic Civilization on 20th January 2013 by Prof. Sheikh Ahmad Mukhlis founding president of the Islamic Civilization Open University and Prof. Suhail Qasha President of the Supreme Council for Research and Studies. This is the recognition of the ...

Archbishop Mor Pelexinos Matthias Nais enthroned as Patriarchal Vicar for Germany

14/12/12 GERMANY: His Eminence Archbishop Mor Pelexinos Matthias Nais, enthroned as Patriarchal Vicar for Germany. His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas lead the ceremony. Metropolitans of Syriac Orthodox Church, Coptic Orthodox Church, Armenian Orthodox and Metropolitan's of other sister churches assisted Holy Father. Source:

Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas to pay Apostolic visit of to Kuwait

Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East 25/9/2012 Visit on 27th & 28th 2012 KUWAIT: His Holiness will reach Kuwait on 26th morning 11 am. The main programme here is the 40th year of establishment of St. George Reesh Parish and the Silver Jubilee Celebration of Mor Baselios Youth Association. This is the first time His Holiness ...

Thirty Second Enthronement Anniversary of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas

OCP News Service 15/09/2012 Beirut/Lebanon: His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas the Primate of Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East has completed 32 years of Patriarchal Ministry on 14th September 2012. His Holiness was enthroned as Patriarch on 14 September, the feast of the Cross, by Baselios Paulose II, Catholicos of the East, at St. ...

His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Receives His Holiness Aram I

Oriental Orthodox Churches Syrian- Armenian Orthodox Churches 11/9/2012 LEBANON:Holy Father received His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of Holy Armenian Orthodox. His Holiness was accompanied by His Grace Galilee Bishop Narik Olamazian director of ecumenical relations in Catholicosate of Armenian Orthodox Church, and secretary of His Holiness Father Mesrob.Mor Theophilos George, Mor Militius Malke Lahdo. Mor Philoxinus Mattias ...

Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas returned to Lebanon

3/9/2012 LEBANON/BEIRUT:His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas and the delegation returned to Beirut – Lebanon from Germany after the successful surgery on 29 August 2012 after almost 3 months period of the time. Holy Father was received at Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut by Their Eminence the Metropolitan's of Lebanon, group of ...

New Metropolitan Elected for Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Mosul & Environs

24/11/2011 Syria: Very Rev Rabban Daoud Matti Sharaf will be consecrated as Metropolitan by Holy Father on Sunday. Name : Very Rev Daoud Matti Sharaf Rabban Born On : 1976, Mosul Education : Bachelor of Theology (Mosul Clergy Monastery) Monk : 2000 by His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Rabban (Priest) : 2001 by His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I ...

St. George JSO Simhasana Church,Al Ain-UAE elevated as “Cathedral​”

Syrian Orthodox Church in India AL AIN, UAE: St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Simhasana Church, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates elevated as Cathedral by His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas and is declared by His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I on May 13th 2011. On the same day H.B Catholicos Baselios Thomas I installed Holy relic of ...

Mor Theophilose George Saliba, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Mor Philoxenos Mathias Nayis to participate in the 79th Dukhrono of St. Ignatius Elias III as Patriarchal Delegates

Syrian Orthodox Church in India 5/2/2011 DAMASCUS/MANJANIKKARA: Archbishop Mor Theophilose George Saliba - Metropolitan of Mount Lebanon & Secretary of the Holy Synod, HG Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh - Metropolitan of Beirut and HG Mor Philaxinos Mathias Nayis - Patriarchal Assistant & Director of St. Ephraim Seminary will participate in the 79th Dukhrono of St. Ignatius ...

HH Patriarch Ignatius Zakka 1st decorated Commander E. John with “BarEito Nasiho” title.

Damascus: HH Patriarch Ignatious Zakka 1st decorated Commander E. John with "BarEito Nasiho" title at a function held at Patriarchate for his services to Holy Church. H.G Joseph Mor Gregorious, H.G Mathews Mor Aprem, Rev. Fr. Aji Karimpanakkal and faithful from malankara was present for the function. Bareito Nasiho Commander E John belongs to St. ...

New scholarship at AUB to benefit Syrian Orthodox Students

His Holiness Moran Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, the Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church, recently established an endowed scholarship for Syrian Orthodox students studying at the American University of Beirut. All Syrian Orthodox students applying to AUB from across the Middle East are eligible for the scholarship, which will be available starting with ...

His Holiness Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch on an Apostolic visit to the Diocese of Euphrates & Jazeera

QAMISHILI: His Holiness Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch made a Apostolic visit to the diocese of Euphrates & Jazeera from Oct 28th to 31st. The Patriarchal entourage included, HG Mor Theophilose George Saliba - Metropolitan of Mount Lebanon & Hon. Secretary of the Holy Synod, HG Mor Severios Malke Mourad - Patriarchal Vicar of ...

His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch meets the participants of ” Orthodox Vision For Peace ” Conference

Syrian Orthodox Church MA`ARAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS: His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch met the participants of "Orthodox Vision for Peace" conference in his private office in the Patriarchal Monastery of St. Ephraim. HG Mor Philaxinos Mathias Nayis, the Patriarchal Assistant and Director of the Faculty of Theology and Mor Dionysius Yuhanon Kawaq, Director of ...

His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas declared Karingachira Cathedral as the Georgian Pilgrim Centre of India on Oct 16

Syrian Orthodox Church in India KARINGACHIRA: St. George JSO Cathedral, Karingachira was declared as the "Georgian Pilgrim Centre of India" by His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch. The concluding ceremony of the Centenary celebrations of Karingachira Cathedral deed submission and Platinum Jubilee of the re-election of St. Athanasius Paulose Valiya Thirumeni as Malankara metropolitan ...

Holy Mooron Consecration held at Patriarchal Head Quarters, Syria

Mooron Consecration held at Patriarchal Head Quarters, Syria on Sunday, Sep 19. His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas was the chief celebrant, assisted by His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I and other Metropolitans. MA`ARAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS: His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I lead the consecration of Holy Chrism assisted by His Beatitude Catholicos Dr. Baselios ...