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TENS OF THOUSANDS OF CHRISTIANS REMAIN IN ALEPPO WITH RUSSIA’S HELP—PATRIARCH JOHN X

February 11, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 11/2/17 “I visited Aleppo. Of the approximately four million people in the city, about thirty-five thousand Christians remain, including Orthodox,” said Patriarch John X of Antioch at a recent meeting with Russian parliamentarians. “The help given by Russia allows people to remain in the country,” said the primate, as Interfax-Religion reports. The continued […]

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President of Poland met the Patriarch of Antioch: Discussions on the situation of the Christians of the Middle East

August 28, 2016 Featured News

Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 Wednesday, 17 August 2016, His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Polish Republic met His Beatitude John, Patriarch of Antioch and All Orient –president.pl informs. Besides the members of the Antioch delegation, Patriarch John was accompanied by His Beatitude Sava, Metropolitan of Warsaw and All Poland, and […]

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Patriarch of Antioch paying an irenic visit to the Polish Orthodox Church

August 20, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – Information Services – 20/8/16 Pics: Orthodox.pl At the invitation of the Primate of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church Sawa, His Beatitude Patriarch of Antioch and All Orient John X has started his irenic visit to this country. His Beatitude arrived to Warsaw on the 16th of August and is going to stay with […]

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Romfea: Antioch never agreed for the Holy Council to Meet!

June 23, 2016 Featured News
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Notes on Arab Orthodoxy- June 2016 WHY ANTIOCH DID NOT SIGN THE DECISION TO CONVOKE THE COUNCIL Greek original here. To see an image of the document go to the original posting on Romfea.gr. The scanned document reads, in the place left for Antioch’s signature: “The Church of Antioch has a contrary opinion and therefore […]

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ANTIOCH NEVER AGREED FOR THE HOLY COUNCIL TO MEET!

June 20, 2016 Featured News
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Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – 20/6/16 Much noise has been made about the Patriarchate of Antioch’s absence from the Great and Holy Council. This absence has also provoked the absence of the Moscow Patriarchate which insisted that “if even one is absent, then the Great and Holy Council should be postponed.” At the Ecumenical Patriarchate, they […]

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A Synaxis of the Antiochian World: A Report on the 52nd Convention

August 16, 2015 Featured News

August 2015 A Synaxis of the Antiochian World: A Report on the 52nd Convention of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-26, 2015 By Subdeacon Peter Samore “O Antioch: lift up your eyes and look around, for your sons came like the pearls shining with the light of God from […]

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“Christians & Muslims seek peace, love, safety, and there is nothing that separates us from one another” – His Beatitude John X of Antioch and All East

July 30, 2015 Featured News
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On Monday, July 27, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty Council of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary bestowed a Doctor of Divinity degree honoris causa upon The Most Blessed John X (Yazigi), Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East [read the Citation here]. In his remarks following the ceremony, His Beatitude underscored the […]

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Historic Boston Convention is in Full Swing

July 24, 2015 Featured News

July 2015 After the opening of the 52nd Antiochian Archdiocese Convention on Monday, July 22 in Boston, MA, a full day of events on Tuesday found His Beatitude Patriarch John X and His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph addressing a variety of archdiocesan groups. (View the gallery by Antiochpatriarchate.org) At 11:30 a.m., following the 9 a.m. Divine […]

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Patriarch John X Visits Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

July 24, 2015 News

On Monday morning, July 20, 2015, His Beatitude Patriarch John X visited Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. His visit to the beautiful campus included an extensive tour of the grounds, a service in the Holy Cross Chapel, and a luncheon. Patriarch John was hosted by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of […]

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PATRIARCH JOHN X OF ANTIOCH RECEIVES RUSSIAN DELEGATION

June 2, 2015 Featured News

On May 29, 2015, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, met with a delegation of Russian parliament members and public figures at his residence in the Balamand Monastery. The delegation arrived in Lebanon after their trip to Syria bringing humanitarian aid of food stuffs and medicines. The delegation led […]

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The Great Lent: Message From Patriarch John X

March 14, 2015 Featured News

14/3/15 By God’s mercy John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all East Brethren, Pastors of the Holy Church of Antioch; Beloved children in all dioceses in this apostolic see Brethren and dearest spiritual children, whose strength and anticipation in God, strengthen ours; Entering this redemptive period which leads us to the Cross (of Christ) and […]

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Patriarch John X decorates Sergey Lavrov with the Order of Sts Peter and Paul

February 25, 2015 Featured News

On February 20, 2015, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch met with the head of the Russian foreign policy departments, Mr. Sergey Lavrov. Mr. Lavrov congratulated the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on winning the prize of the International Public Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Nations. He noted the special contribution […]

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Patriarch John X of Antioch , Neil V. Ushako & Sergei Stepashin decorated with the award of the International Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Christian Nations

February 23, 2015 Featured News

(Tera Rus – OCP Delegate of Moscow and All Russia) OCP News Service – 23/2/15 Moscow: His Beatitude  John X – Patriarch of Antioch , Neil V. Ushako –  Mayor of the city of Riga (Republic of Latvia) ,and Sergei Stepashin – Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society were decorated with award of the International Foundation […]

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Let us put this question to the entire world : where are our bishops? Patriarch John X of Antioch

February 21, 2015 Featured News

21/2/15 Arabic original (presumably to be published in Russian) here. An Interview with His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Unity Magazine: Your Beatitude, from the very first day of its establishment,  the See of Antioch has been a place of constant sacrifices, of struggle and of trials. From the formation […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Patriarch John X leads prayer for unity of Churches in Damascus

January 24, 2015 Featured News

Prakash Varghese – OCP Delegate UAE, Gulf & Levant 24/1/15 Damascus: A joint prayer for unity of Churches was held in Damascus led by the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Patriarch’s of Antioch. The prayer session was led by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II and Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East. Several Bishops and […]

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Patriarch John X of Antioch Visits Kuwait : Congratulates His Highness Amir on UN honoring

January 15, 2015 Featured News

Church of Antioch – January 2015 Primate of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch Patriarch John X Yazigi congratulated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for naming him a “Humanitarian Leader” and Kuwait as a “Humanitarian Center” by the UN. The visiting Patriarch made this remark to the press, Wednesday, after his […]

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“My message today to the entire world is: stop the war in Syria and against Syria” – Patriarch John X

January 10, 2015 Featured News
“My message today to the entire world is: stop the war in Syria and against Syria”

January 2015 Our prayer today is for Palestine and for Palestine’s neighbors. Our prayer is for the cradle of Christ, for Jordan, for Egypt, for Iraq. Our prayer is for all the Middle East and the world. On January 1, 2015, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, offered a homily […]

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Nativity Message from Patriarch Jon X of Antioch and All East

December 26, 2014 Featured News

By the mercy of God Patriarch John X The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East To My brother pastors of the Antiochian Holy Church And my children throughout the Holy See “Heaven and Earth are made one today, for Christ is born. Today God is come upon the earth, and man is […]

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Patriarch John X from the United Nations Headquarters affirms: The need for a prompt action to restore peace in Syria, and the non-selectivity when applying the principle of nations rights to self-determination

December 26, 2014 Featured News

New York – December 2014 His Beatitude John X from the United Nations Headquarters affirms: The need for a prompt action to restore peace in Syria, and the non-selectivity when applying the principle of nations rights to self-determination. His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East visited the United Nations Headquarters in […]

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Patriarch John X Visits the United Nations : Holds Press Conference

December 14, 2014 Featured News

On December 10, during his final day in the New York area, His Beatitude, John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, visited the United Nations and held meetings with a variety of officials. (Watch press conference here.) His first meeting was with the Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Ian Eliasson. During that meeting, as […]

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Patriarch John X from Syria Coming to Enthrone New Head of Antiochian Church in America

November 30, 2014 Featured News

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America – 30/11/14 The head of one of the oldest churches on earth will come to America to enthrone the new head of one of the largest Orthodox Christian Churches in North America. The Patriarch of Antioch, Patriarch John X, will come from Damascus, Syria, to enthrone Metropolitan Joseph […]

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