METROPOLITAN IGNATIUS: ANTIOCH STAYING HOME ALSO BECAUSE OF DOCUMENTS, NOT ONLY QATAR

www.pravoslavie.ru - 23/6/16 The position of the Patriarchate of Antioch towards the ongoing Council on Crete has been reiterated in a video released by Met. Ignatius (Al-Houshi) of France, reports Romfea. The metropolitan emphasized that from the first moment of the idea of the Council, Antioch showed great interest and participation, realizing its importance. However, in the end, ...

Antiochian Patriarchate Withdraws from Synaxis after Jerusalem Patriarchate Refuses Mediation

  8/3/14 THIS IS AN UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION from Notes on Arab Orthodoxy. Arabic original can be found here. Statement issued by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East With great joy and a clear commitment to ensuring the success of its activities, a delegation from the Patriarchate of Antioch, made up of Their Eminences Metropolitans Saba (Esber) and Siluan (Moussi) and Father ...

Fate of Orthodox Bishops Seized in Syria Still Unclear

25/4/13 MOSCOW, April 24 (RIA Novosti) – The fate of two Syrian Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria earlier this week remained unclear on Wednesday, with conflicting reports about whether they had been released. Bishop Boulos Yazigi of the Greek Orthodox Church and Bishop John Ibrahim of the Assyrian Orthodox Church were kidnapped at gunpoint in the village ...

Antiochian Patriarchate: Not Arming in Syria Conflict

12/8/2012 The Antiochian Patriarchate released the following statement, against claims that it was involved in arming its members to somehow participate in the conflict going on in Syria between government forces and Islamic radicals: We, Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East and the Roman Orthodox priests of the Cathedral of Mary in Damascus confirm the invalidity ...