Memorial Service for the late Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka

British Orthdoox Church - April 2014 Ecumenical representatives attended a memorial service for the late Patriarch of Antioch, His Holiness Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, held at the Syriac Orthodox Cathedral of St. Thomas in Acton, West London. His Eminence Archbishop Mar Athanasius Toma Dawod, presided, assisted by the priests and deacons of his diocese. Among ...

Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas laid to rest in Sednaya

28/3/14 Damascus, (SANA): The body of Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, was laid to rest on Friday at the St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral of St. Ephraim Monastery in Sednaya. A funeral ceremony for Patrach Iwas was held earlier ...

Patriarch John X of Antioch’s enthronement celebrations in Beirut

February 17, 2013 – the Russian Orthodox Church’s delegation led by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, took part in the celebrations on the occasion of the enthronement of His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of the Great Antioch of All the East. The celebrations began with the Divine ...

Funeral Ceremony of Pope Shenuda Began

20/3/2012 Service began with prayers and statements by H.H. Patriarch Abune Paulose of Ethiopia and H.H. Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka Iwas of Antioch. Although Patriarch Zakka is confined to a wheelchair, he spoke in a very firm voice and with much emotion. Metropolitan Bakhomious is leading the funeral prayers. Cathedral packed, streets outside full of police and soldiers. ...

Patriarchs Hazim, Iwas, Laham Reject Foreign Interference and Violence

15/12/2011 Damascus, (SANA) – Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim of Antioch and All the East for the Greek Orthodox, Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas of Antioch an All the East for the Syriac Orthodox, and Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for Roman Catholics, Gregory III Laham, stressed on Thursday their rejection of all forms ...