His Holiness Aram I presents his condolences upon the death of Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Zakka I Iwas

24/3/14 Upon receiving the news of the passing of Patriarch Zakka I Iwas, His Holiness Aram I called Archbishop George Saliba, Secretary of the Holy Synod. After presenting his condolences, Catholicos Aram I expressed his hope that the historical ties between the two churches, rekindled by the late Patriarch, would continue. Source:

Awkaf Minister: Patriarch Zakka Iwas was a towering national figure

22/3/14 Damascus, (SANA): Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of theUniversal Syriac Orthodox Church Ignatius Zakka I Iwas passed away Friday. Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed said the late Patriarch was “a great religious, national and Arabist figure”. Speaking to the Syrian satellite TV channel, al-Sayyed announced with deep regret and sorrow the death of Patriarch Iwas, saying ...

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. ...

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE REPRESENTATIVE OF PATRIARCH H. H. IGNATIUS ZAKKA I IWAS

11/05/2011 On Saturday 5 November 2011, Mor Theophilus George Saliba of the Syrian Orthodox Church met with His Holiness Aram I and conveyed a special message from Patriarch Zakka I Iwas. The visit also provided the opportunity for the Metropolitan to discuss the forthcoming General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches to be ...

Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Calls for Abandoning All Forms of Violence, Resorting to Dialogue

H. Sabbagh 3/7/2011 Damascus, (SANA) – Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Church and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church Ignatius Zakka I Iwas on Sunday called for abandoning all forms of violence, supporting peace and security and stability, and adopting the language of dialogue. In a statement, Patriarch Iwas said ...

Syria – Patriarch Zakka I Iwas denounces Alexandria Terrorist Attack

2/1/2011 His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Syriac Orthodox and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church denounced on Sunday the terrorist attack that targeted a church in Alexandria, resulting in dozens of casualties and injuries. In a cable to Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of ...