Patriarch Aphrem II Visits Syria’s Qamishli Amid War

ARA News - 7/4/15 Qamishli, Syria -- Ignatius Aphrem II, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the world, continues his journey in the cities of Hasakah province, northeastern Syria, to inspect the conditions of the Syriac-Assyrian community in the area. Patriarch Aphrem II and his accompanying ...

Syrian Religious Leaders Denounce Violence

http://www.syriaonline.sy - 15/1/15 Minister of Religious Endowments "Awqaf" Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed stressed that whoever legitimizes the killing, terrorism and massacres has nothing to do with the heavenly messages, morals or human values. Visiting the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate and the Arminian Orthodox Archdiocese on the centennial anniversary of the Ottoman genocide of "Seyfo" against the Syriacs and the Armenians ...

Patriarch Aphrem II Karim urges vigorous participation in upcoming elections

5/3/14 Damascus, (SANA) Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim, Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church called for vigorous participation in the upcoming presidential balloting set for June 3. During his meeting Friday with a solidarity delegation from the Syrian community in Sweden, the Patriarch underscored the significance of such visits of expatriates for "showing solidarity with ...