Damascus, April 14, 2014
On the feast of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, presided at the Divine Liturgy in the Dormition Cathedral in Damascus.
The Bishop of Maaloula concelebrated. The cathedral was filled with many parishioners, reports the site of the Antiochian Church.
According to tradition, all came that day with their children in festive attire.
In his sermon, His Holines Patriarch John called for the end of violence and the restoration of peace, especially in Syria and Libya.
At the end of Liturgy their there was a Cross procession.