Saturday, December 5, 2009

Syrian Patriarch Says Mass in Bethlehem

Bethlehem – Ma’an – MarMar Ighnatios Youssef III Younan , the Patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church, headed mass during his visit to the Saint Joseph's Syrian Catholic Church in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Saturday.

His visit was marked by a parade of Palestinian Scouts and Girl Guides' Organization on the streets of Bethlehem. The Holy Mass was presided by His Beatitude Mar Ighnatios Youssef III Younan at the Syrian Catholic church in Manger Street.

Mar Ignatius Joseph III Younan was elected Patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church on January 20 2009.

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