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SYRIAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS CALL FOR RELEASE OF TWO BISHOPS

22 November 2013 At the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace, Muslim and Christian Leaders Call for Common Action Syrian religious leaders attending the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace called for the release of two abducted bishops … Continue reading

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Holy Synod’s welcome Speech at the Episcopal Golden Jubilee of the Holy Father

Holy Synod’s welcome Speech at the Episcopal Golden Jubilee of the Holy Father Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka-I Iwas at Holy Spirit University, Kaslik, Lebanon on 17 November 2013. Your Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and … Continue reading

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Hopes Rise for Release of Bishops, But Journalists Fear Capture

19 October 2010: (Milan/e.p.) – Hopes are rising of a possible imminent deal to release two orthodox bishops who have been missing since being kidnapped earlier this year near Aleppo. According to Lebanon’s Daily Star newspaper, the bishops – Aleppo’s … Continue reading

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Deal could see release of two bishops in Syria: Afram

11 October 2013; BEIRUT: A deal running in parallel with efforts to free the nine kidnapped Lebanese in Syria could see the release of two Orthodox bishops who were kidnapped in Lebanon’s neighbor earlier this year, the head of the … Continue reading

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Syriacs to regain Mor Gabriel’s land, no move on Halki Seminary in ‘democratization package’

(“The land of the Mor Gabriel Monastery will return to the monastery’s foundation,” Erdoğan has promised. Hürriyet Photo ) 30 September 2013, ISTANBUL – (Hürriyet Daily News): The land of the historic Mor Gabriel Monastery will be returned to the … Continue reading

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Mor Filuksinos Yusuf Çetyn completed 27 years as Metropolitan

30 September 2013, Istanbul: Mor Filuksinos Yusuf Çetyn completed 27 years ( 28-Sep-1986) as Metropolitan of Constantinople (Patriarchal Vicariate of Istanbul & Ankara). May the Lord God bless His Eminence with long life and health to lead the flocks.

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New PhD Dissertation in Syriac Liturgical Theology

30 September 2013: Lebanon: On the Feast of the Holy Cross (September 14th, 2013), and the thirty third anniversary of the Apostolic Enthronement of His Holiness Moran Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, Supreme … Continue reading

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