On June July 2, 2020, Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos awarded the ministering Priest of Saint James the Brother of God’s Cathedral Fr. Khader Baramki with the offikion of the Cross Bearer, in recognition of his studious priestly and pastoral ministry, in order to encourage him for its continuation.

The honoured Priest thanked His Beatitude saying that through the Sacred Cross he is strengthened to continue his ministry.