Patriarch John X Yazigi calls for a solution to the abducted people in Syria

Beirut, SANA - 27/6/14 Patriarch John X Yazigi of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Church called for raising the voice loudly at international” Deaf ” forums to convey what is happening in Syria of kidnapping acts and sacrilege of sanctities. The patriarch, during the opening ceremony of the Antioch conference in Beirut, called on ...

Patriarch John X calls for amity and optimism to reconstruct Homs

Homs, (SANA): Patriarch John X Yazigi, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East called on all people of Homs to embrace patience and optimism and amity to be one hand for reconstructing what has been damaged, expressing confidence that the efforts exerted by the state will let everyone come back to their houses ...

Patriarch John X appeals to international community for working on bringing peace to Syria

6/5/14 Manama, (SANA) - Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East John X Yazigi appealed to the international community for working to bring peace to Syria through dialogue and to combat the Takfiri ideology and extremism. Patriarch Yazigi stressed during the opening session of 'Civilizations at service of Humanity' Conference held in the Bahraini capital ...

Patriarch Yazigi: We will never submit to those who transgress against sanctities

24/12/13 Damascus, (SANA) – Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East John X Yazigi affirmed that there will be no submission to those who transgress against sanctities, nor will there be silence over the abduction of bishops, priests and innocent people. In his Christmas letter issued on Tuesday, Patriarch Yazigi said "we will not be ...

Awkaf Minister, Patriarch Yazigi: Syria will triumph thanks to Syrians’ unity

24/1/13 Damascus, (SANA) – Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al- Sayyed stressed that Syria will triumph thanks to the unity of its people, Moslems and Christians, and their persistence on confronting the conspiracy they are facing. The Minister's remark came during a visit he paid to Patriarch John X Yazigi of Antioch and All the ...

Patriarch John X: Our belief in civilization, heritage of homeland will confront the current crisis

23/7/13 Tartous, (SANA) – Patriarch John X Yazigi of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Church stressed that "Our belief in the civilization, heritage and history of our homeland will confront the current crisis for Syria to become as proud as it has ever been." During a reception held for the displaced families at the ...

Patriarch John X: Syria will remain unbowed

20/7/13 Tartous, (SANA)_ Syria is the land of coexistence, tolerance and amity, and the Syrians are one family, Patriarch John X Yazigi of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Church said. During a religious mass on Friday at the Church of Our Lady in Balmana village in Tartous countryside, Patriarch Yazigi prayed for peace and ...

Patriarch John X: Diversity in Syria is a point of strength

Lattakia, (SANA)–Patriarch John X Yazigi, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, said that Syrians are one big family united in their feelings, asserting that Syrians will always ebar the message of peace and love. Meeting official, religious, social, economic and civil figures in Lattakia on Tuesday, Patriarch Yazigi said that such meetings ...

Patriarch John X : Syrian people committed to unity, peace and stability

15/7/13 Lattakia, (SANA) – Patriarch John X Yazigi of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Church stressed that the Syrian people are committed to the territorial integrity of Syria, adding that efforts should be exerted for Syria to restore peace, security and stability. During a visit to Lattakia province, Patriarch Yazigi added that Syria is ...

Al-Halqi meets Patriarch Yazigi, affirms importance of religious figures in maintaining unity

M. Nassr/ H. Sabbagh - 2/7/13 Damascus, (SANA) – Prime Minister Dr. Wael al-Halqi affirmed that the foreign political tumult regarding the crisis in Syria indicates desire to find suitable solutions, and that conspirators are trying to undermine Syrian economy after failing on the military and political levels. During a meeting on Monday with Greek Orthodox ...

Patriarch Yazigi refuses to sanction Qatar diocese

The Daily Star - 14/3/13 BEIRUT: Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X Yazigi  said Wednesday the church could not  sanction the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem’s decision to establish a new  diocese in Qatar. Yazigi said in a statement the move violated the laws of the All-Orthodox  Church, “because it required the approval of the Greek Orthodox Church  of ...