Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all the East Cardinal Beshara Boutros Rai participated in the inauguration ceremony of the new Greek Orthodox Patriarch of the Levant and Antioch Youhanna X Yazigi , which was held on Sunday at the Church of the Holy Cross in Syria’s Qassaa , in the heart of Damascus.
The patriarch of a Damascus-based Eastern Orthodox Church, Ignatius Hazim, has died in a Beirut hospital. He was 92. Hazim was named Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East for the Greek Orthodox in 1979. His church is known as the Greek Orthodox Church of the Antioch.
The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George holds a special place in the hearts of many Lebanese
Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Beirut , Lebanon Elias Aude on Sunday criticized the bickering over the municipal elections and called for a strong state. “We claim that we are a democratic country but we don’t practice democracy,” Aude said during Easter mass at Saint George Cathedral in downtown Beirut. “Why don’t we join forces to […]