First Mass celebrated in Deir Ez-Zor after liberation

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the first Mass on the ruins of the Church of the Virgin Mary of Deir ez-Zor, after the liberation of the city.

During the homily, he expressed his regret over the destruction of the churches and mosques by the terrorists. Additionally, he confirmed his solidarity with the families that lost their home and job, affirming the Church’s support to regain their lives.

Source: Syriac Patriarchate