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May 2 2021

Christian denominations in Syria that follow Eastern calendar celebrate Easter by holding prayers and masses in Churches

Provinces, SANA- Christian denominations in Syria that follow the Eastern calendar on Sunday celebrated Easter (the resurrection of Jesus Christ) by holding prayers and masses within the precautionary measures adopted to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, praying for God that good and peace will prevail in Syria. Prayers and masses were held in the Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Dormition, St. Nicholas Church and Church of Saint John the Baptist, in Lattakia, and at the Lady of Annunciation Church in Daraa city, and at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East (Archdiocese of Bosra, Hauran and Jabal al-Arab) in Sweida. …

May 2 2021

President al-Assad congratulates Christian denominations that follow Eastern calendar on Easter

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday congratulated Christian denominations that follow the Eastern calendar on the occasion of glorious Easter, wishing them and all Syrians health, welfare, and peace. Minister of Presidential Affairs, Mansour Azzam, conveyed congratulations of President al-Assad to Patriarch John X Yazji, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Church and to Patriarch Mar Ignatius Ephrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, the supreme head of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the world and to all citizens of these two honorable denominations. For their part, Heads of the two honorable denominations expressed …

Apr 19 2020

Presidential Affairs Minister congratulates heads of Christian denominations that follow Eastern calendar on Easter

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Presidential Affairs Minister Mansour Azzam on Sunday visited heads of Christian denominations that follow the Eastern (Julian) calendar, relaying the congratulations and best wishes of President al-Assad on occasion of Easter. Azzam offered congratulations to Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All East, John X Yazigi, and to Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All East Mar Ignatius Aphram II. For their part, Patriarchs Yazigi and Aphram II thanked President al-Assad for this gesture, praying to God to preserve Syria and deliver it from the terrorist war imposed …