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INTERVIEW WITH HIS BEATITUDE, PATRIARCH IGNATIUS IV 2

The Word Magazine May 1984 Page 5-7 INTERVIEW WITH HIS BEATITUDE, PATRIARCH IGNATIUS IV by Father George S. Corey Over a year ago, Your Beatitude gave an interview to Father Antony Gabriel for THE WORD, in which you spoke of a renaissance for the Church of Antioch. Since that time to now, how much of [...]

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THE MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION

The Word Magazine May 1997 Page 4-6 THE MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION By Seminarian Bassam Nassif In a time when the Orthodox Christian Church is facing new challenges, and the interaction between Her and different religious thoughts is growing and intensifying, it is needful and valuable to bring to light the unique traditional stand and mission [...]

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THE SAYDNAYA CONVENT

The Word Magazine May 1984 Page 8-9 THE SAYDNAYA CONVENT The Saydnaya Convent is located in the mountains not far from the city of Damascus, the seat of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch. The village of Saydnaya has many ancient associations with the Holy Bible. The local inhabitants can show you the reputed place where [...]

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THE SPIRIT OF ANTIOCH

The Word Magazine June 1997 Page 4-7 THE SPIRIT OF ANTIOCH HOW DOES IT COMPARE WITH THE SPIRIT OF NORTH AMERICA? BY ARCHPRIEST RICHARD BALLEW IN THE SUMMER OF 1985, I experienced what I like to call "the Spirit of Antioch" for the first time. Fr. Jon Braun, Fr. Peter Gillquist and I had the [...]

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IGNATIUS HAZIM ELECTED

The Word Magazine September, 1979 Page 10-11 IGNATIUS HAZIM ELECTED PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH On Monday, July 2, 1979, the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East convened in Damascus, Syria, to elect a successor to His Beatitude Patriarch ELIAS IV who suffered a fatal heart attack on June 21. [...]

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INTERVIEW WITH HIS BEATITUDE, IGNATIUS IV

The Word Magazine January 1983 Page 5-8 INTERVIEW WITH HIS BEATITUDE, IGNATIUS IV, PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH AND ALL THE EAST by Archpriest Antony F. Gabriel SAIDNA, THE HOLY SYNOD HAS BEEN CALLED FOR WHAT PURPOSE? I believe that, the purpose of the Holy Synod is to call each bishop of the Patriarchate to remember what [...]

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A Decade of Construction

The Word Magazine March 1991 Page 7-8 A Decade of Construction and Modernization at the Patriarchate of Antioch by Archbishop Michael (Shaheen) Damascus, which historians acknowledge as the oldest inhabited city in the world, is where His Sacred Beatitude, IGNATIUS IV, resides. On a recent visit last August, I was immensely impressed and somewhat gratified [...]

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AN APPEAL

The Word Magazine April 1985 Page 5 SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF THE MOST BLESSED IGNATIUS IV PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH AND ALL THE EAST AN APPEAL TO THE LEBANESE PEOPLE I was stunned by the tremendous exodus of people and by the events of massacres that have brought us back to a period we thought [...]

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The Patriarchate of Antioch

The Word Magazine September, 1981 Page 6-7 ~The Patriarchate of Antioch~ Patriarch Ignatius IV Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch. Member of the WCC's Central Committee, and Moderator of the Sub-unit on Renewal and Congregational Life. To understand our situation, it may help to know a little about the history of the Middle East from which [...]

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ANTIOCH AND ITS PATRIARCHATE

The Word Magazine February 1985 Page 4-6 ANTIOCH AND ITS PATRIARCHATE by Archpriest Stephen Upson The city of Antioch was founded three hundred years before the birth of Christ by Seleucus, one of the princely successors of Alexander the Great, and named after his father Antiochus. Located near the mouth of the Orontes River in [...]

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