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Patriarch Ignatius Hazim, IV

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Patriarch Ignatius Hazim, IV

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. He was ordained a priest in Lebanon where he subsequently also founded the Orthodox Youth Movement. In 1961 he was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Palmira and Patriarchal Vicar, and, in 1970, Metropolitan of Latakia. He was appointed the 166th Patriarch of Antioch on July 2, 1979, and his enthronement took place on July 8, 1979. The Antioch Church is one of the 15 Local Orthodox Churches in the world. It comprises parishes located on the territory of Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and Kuwait. Cause of death: Stroke.

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  • Added: 6 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101803457
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Patriarch Ignatius Hazim, IV (4 Apr 1920–5 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101803457, citing Mariameh Cathedral and Patriarchate Cemetery, Damascus, Dimashq, Syria ; Maintained by Find A Grave .