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Fr. James V. Schall: Sword and Scimitar Is “a Detailed, Well-Researched” and “Most Welcome” Book

December 9, 2018 Featured

Raymond Ibrahim – 9/12/18 James V. Schall, S.J. — a longtime professor of political philosophy at Georgetown University and author of On Islam — recently reviewed my book, Sword and Scimitar.  First published in the Catholic World Report, and titled, “On the Purpose of Islam: A Review of Raymond Ibrahim’s Sword and Scimitar,” it follows: “Unlike most military histories—which no matter how […]

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Holy and Great Council Sessions III, IV and V held

June 23, 2016 Featured News

Great and Holy Council – Kolymvari, Crete, Greece- 22/6/16 Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Release CRETE—On the second day of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, the Divine Liturgy was held at the Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of Gonia, with His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem presiding from the throne. Afterward, the Hierarchs […]

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Eulogy on the Occasion of the Funeral of the late His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV – Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East

April 10, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 Also Read -Thousands Attend Funeral of Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV Eulogy on the Occasion of the Funeral of the late His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East. Source:

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Thousands Attend Funeral of Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV

April 9, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 Chicago (AINA) — The Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East was laid to rest today in a funeral service attended by thousands in Chicago, and watched by thousands of others across the world. The funeral service began at 10 A.M. at St. George Church in Rogers Park, Chicago, […]

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HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL’S CONDOLENCES OVER THE DEATH OF CATHOLICOS-PATRIARCH OF THE ASSYRIAN CHURCH OF THE EAST, MAR DINKHA IV

March 31, 2015 Featured News
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Dinkha IV

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the demise of theCatholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Dinkha IV. The Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East Your Eminences and Excellencies, We are grieved by the news about the demise of His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Mar […]

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Catholicos-Patriarch Dinkha IV: A fatherly figure and a role model for members of the Church of the East

March 27, 2015 Featured News

27/3/15 Also Read-Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV Enters Eternal Rest Chicago (AINA) — The Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, His Holiness Khanania Dinkha IV, died Thursday at 10:04 AM at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The cause of death was a virus infection and pneumonia. The Bishop of India, […]

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Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV Enters Eternal Rest 

March 27, 2015 Featured News
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+MEMORY ETERNAL+ Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – 27/3/15 USA: It is great sorrow and a heavy heart that His Beatitude Mar Aprem, Metropolitan of India and Patriarchal Vicar, in unison with all the members of the Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East (absent were Mar Aprhrem Nathniel and […]

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Holy Synod Statement Regarding the Health of Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV

February 15, 2015 Featured News

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East 15/2/15 Holy Synod Press Release Regarding His Holiness Mar Dinkha’s Health. Source:

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BUILDING BRIDGES : Interfaith Dialogue, Ecological Awareness, and Culture of Solidarity

February 12, 2015 Featured News
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12/2/15 ADDRESS By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Conferral of an Honorary Doctorate in Sociology from the Izmir University of Economics. (February 9, 2015) Eminent Rector, Professor Oğuz Esen, Esteemed Faculty of Izmir University of Economics, Distinguished clergy, honorable diplomats and precious audience, Beloved students, ladies and gentlemen, Introduction It is a unique […]

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Nativity Epistle of Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV

December 26, 2014 Featured News

December 2014 The Patriarchal Nativity Epistle by His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV Catholicos Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – December 2014. Source:  

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New Publication on Catholicos Gevork IV Kerestejian of Constantinople (1866-1882)

December 21, 2014 Featured News

December – 2014 With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Publishing Department of the Mother See, on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary; republished the life history of the 123rd Patriarch of the Armenian Church, Catholicos Gevork IV […]

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Patriarch’ s of Antioch and Romania holds historic visit to the Church of “Saint Spiridon – Old”

December 1, 2014 Featured News

December 2014 After the audience at Cotroceni Palace, the Patriarch of Antioch and the Patriarch of Romania visited the church of “Saint Spiridon – Old” of Bucharest. The historical place of worship was demolished during the period of the communist regime, rebuilt after 1990, and consecrated by the late Patriarchs Ignatios IV of Antioch and […]

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Visit of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East to Rome

October 26, 2014 Featured News

PRESS RELEASE Visit of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East Rome 1 – 4 October 2014 His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, came to Rome from 1-4 October to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV arrived with […]

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Kurdish President Receives Assyrian Church of the East Delegation

September 9, 2014 Featured News

tp://krp.org – 9/9/14 President Barzani received a delegation from the Assyrian Church of the East today at his office in Salahadin. The delegation was headed by a special envoy from Mar Dinkha IV, the current Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East. Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (krp.org)- President Barzani received a delegation from […]

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Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV Calls 3 Day Fast for Iraq’s Christians

September 2, 2014 Featured News

2/9/14 (AINA) — The head of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, Patriarch Khaninia Dinkha IV, has called for a three day fast for the Assyrians of Iraq and Syria, who have become refugees in their own lands. 200,000 Assyrians have fled their homes because of ISIS and are now living in […]

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Letter of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV Catholicos-Patriarch to the President of the European Union Parliament

August 16, 2014 Featured News

August 2014 Download PDF His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Catholic Apostolic Church of the East has written a letter to His Excellency Martin Schulz, the President of the European Union on the sad plight of Christians in Iraq. Source:  

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Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV pleads to the UN Secretary General on the sad plight of Christians in Iraq

August 7, 2014 Featured News

August 2014 His Excellency Ban Ki Moon Secretary General of United Nations UN Headquarters First Avenue 46th Street New York The grave situation which our Christian communities in Iraq are suffering constrains me to write to Your Excellency as the Secretary General of the United Nations Organization. I join my fellow patriarchs and hierarchs of […]

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Director of Hong Kong based Jingjiao Fellowship Received by Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV

July 28, 2014 News

Holy Assyrian Apostolic Catholic Church – July 2014 In the afternoon of Friday, July 4, 2014, His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, received in audience at the patriarchate Mr. David Tam, director of the Jingjiao Fellowship, who was accompanied by Mr. Faust Chan, a research student on Christianity […]

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia receives Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV

June 1, 2014 Featured News

By Vasili Shoumanov – 6/1/14 Assyrian, Russian Patriarchs Meet in Moscow Moscow (AINA) – On May 27, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met with the Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Dinkha IV, who is on a visit to Russia at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. […]

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Paschal Message from Catholicos Patriarch MarDinkha IV

April 20, 2014 Featured News

20/4/14 Click here to watch video message: The Patriarchal Epistle of the Great Feast of the Resurrection (Eeda Qadisha D’Qyamta) by His Holiness MarDinkha IV Catholicos Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East-April 20, 2014. Source:    

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Svetitskhovloba is celebrated in Georgia

July 14, 2013 News

Oli Pipia – 14/7/13 On 13th July, the Georgian Orthodox Church celebrated  of the most important religious holidays of the country – Svetitskhovloba dedicated to Lord Heaton and exudes a miraculous world Pillar of Life-giving. As reported by “InterpressNews” in the Patriarchate, on the occasion of the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia […]

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