Hazim refuses transforming Orthodox to Political Party

NNA 1/11/2011 In an interview on L'Orient Le Jour on Monday, Greek Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim voiced refusing to transform the Orthodox confession to a political party, considering that there are no candidates from the Orthodox Church for administrative posts. Hazim said he hasn't made any contact with the Syrian opposition, whose future program for the ...

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 ...

Patriarch urges Orthodox community to boost its Role

2/8/2011 BEIRUT: Greek Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim said Thursday it was time for the Orthodox community to promote its role in Lebanon, following years of marginalization in state institutions. The patriarch made his remarks during discussions with the Orthodox Gathering, which has recently resumed its efforts to boost the role of the community in Lebanese state ...