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Patriarch Zakka I Iwas speaks out against violence
« on: July 03, 2011, 07:28:50 PM »
Patriarch Zakka I Iwas of the Syriac Orthodox Church on Sunday spoke out against the use of violence, and in favor of dialogue in the political process.

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In a statement, Patriarch Iwas said that the growing freedom and strong awareness serves to enrich Syria's multiculturalism and will ensure its independence and dignity, creating an atmosphere where everyone has freedom of belief and expression.

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Re: Patriarch Zakka I Iwas speaks out against violence
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2011, 08:36:35 PM »
The article states two names: Patriarch Zakka and Patriarch Iwas.  Are they the same person?  confused.
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Re: Patriarch Zakka I Iwas speaks out against violence
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2011, 09:32:30 PM »
His complete name is Patriarch Zakka I Iwas. They're the same person.
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Re: Patriarch Zakka I Iwas speaks out against violence
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2011, 02:24:06 PM »
The article states two names: Patriarch Zakka and Patriarch Iwas.  Are they the same person?  confused.
The full name of the Patriach is H.H Ignatius Zakka Iwas. 
- Ignatius is the name assumed by all Patriarch's of Antioch in the Syriac tradition, commemorating the Ignatius who was installed as Bishop of Antioch by St. Peter.
- Zakka short for Zacchaeus is the given name of the Patriarch
- Iwas is his family name.
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Re: Patriarch Zakka I Iwas speaks out against violence
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2011, 02:25:19 PM »
Here is a link to the letter written by H.H to the President of Syria

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,37724.0.html
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