The Christians of the Middle East will not Melt Away – Metropolitan Silouan of the British Isles & Ireland

By Bilal Slaytin - September 2015 - notes on Arab Orthodoxy  - Patriarchate of Antioch  The Bishop of Britain to as-Safir: The Christians of the Middle East will not Melt Away In calm and confident language, the Bishop of Ireland and the British Isles Silouan Oner responds to as-Safir's questions in his first interview with the press following ...

Lebanon Bids Farewell to Patriarch Hazim

9/12/2012 Lebanon bid farewell Sunday in a popular Mass at St. Nicolas Church the late Greek Orthodox Patriarch of the Levant and Antioch Ignatius IV Hazim, who died at a Beirut hospital Wednesday morning a day after suffering a stroke. Hundreds attended the funeral service at the Ashrafieh church in honor of the 92-years old patriarch. Hazim’s casket ...

Patriarch Hazim Passes Away after Suffering Stroke

Lebanon, 05/12/12 Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim of Antioch and all the East passed away on Wednesday after suffering from a stroke. He was admitted to Saint Georges Hospital after suffering from a stroke on Tuesday. Born in 1921 in Mhardeh in Syria's Hama province, he pursued his studies at the American University of Beirut and soon entered the ...

Patriarch Hazim to Chinese Delegation: Misleading Media Reports on Syria’s Events Completely Baseless

19/12/2011 DAMASCUS, (SANA) - Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim of Antioch and All the East for the Greek Orthodox on Monday stressed that misleading media channels are fabricating false news and reports on Syria's events. The remarks came during his meeting with a Chinese delegation comprising 15 intellectual, media and academic figures. Patriarch Hazim added "In Syria we've been ...

Patriarch Hazim: AL Sanctions against Syria Unprecedented, Syrians Independent for Their Livelihood

1/12/2011 Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox stressed Wednesday that the Arab League (AL) sanctions on Syria will not affect the Syrian people who are not dependent on others in the provision of their basic needs and for their means of livelihood. "I haven't heard that the Arab League had ...

Patriarch Hazim rejects foreign calls for protecting Christians in Syria

Mazen 7/11/2011 DAMASCUS, (SANA)-Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Ignatius IV Hazim said that the foreign sides which claim that Christians in Syria are oppressed are rejected, adding "Christians in Syria live in peace, but they only fear the international calls for protecting them." Hazim, during a speech to the Syrian TV broadcast ...

Christians cannot assume passive position regarding crisis, says Patriarch Hazim

27/10/2011 Beirut The Greek Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim said that Christians cannot assume a passive position with regards to the crisis running throughout regional countries. The Assembly of Greek Orthodox Bishops convened on Thursday, under the chairmanship of Patriarch Hazim, at Balamand Notre Dame Church. Hazim said the church should remain the conscience for all ...