Syriac Catholic Patriarch Younan visits Mor Elias Church and Executive Council in Amuda, North and East Syria

AMUDA, Syria — During his tour of North and East Syria, Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III visited St. Mor Elias Church in Amuda on Wednesday.

The Patriarch also visited the headquarters of the Executive Council of the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) in Gozarto (Jazira) Region and met with DAA Executive Council Co-Chairs Nazira Goreya (Syriac Union Party, SUP) and Talaat Younes.

During the meeting, Patriarch Younan expressed his happiness with the DAA project and praised the Administration’s inclusion of all components and denominations of the region.

He was also received by Co-Chairs of the Office of Religions and Beliefs Affairs in Gozarto Region, Sennar Far’o and Jubeir Hitto, in addition to representatives of St. Elias Church in Amuda Khaju Matta and members of the public.