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- The Syriac Catholic Church, or Syrian Catholic Church, is a Christian church in the Levant having practices and rites in common with the Syriac Orthodox Church. They are one of the Eastern Catholic Churches following the Antiochene rite, the Syriac tradition of Antioch, along with the Maronites...
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The Syriac Catholic Church (Classical Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝܬܐ , romanized: ʿĪṯo Suryayṯo Qaṯolīqayṯo, Arabic: الكنيسة السريانية الكاثوليكية ), also known as Syriac Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch, is an Eastern Catholic Christian church in the Levant that uses the West Syriac Rite liturgy and has many practices and rites ...
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The Syriac Catholic Church belongs to the See of Antioch (which, prior to his departure to Rome, Saint Peter had established) and extends it roots back to the origins of Christianity in the Orient. And in the Acts of the Apostles we are told that it is in Antioch where the followers of Jesusfor the first time were called "Christians" (Acts 11:26). In the time of the first Ecumenical Councils, the Patriarch of Antioch held the ecclesiastical authority over the Diocese of the Orient, which was to be extended from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. Its scholarly mission in both languages: the Greek and Syriac was to provide the world and the Universal Church with eminent saints, scholars, hermits and pastors. Among these great people are Saint Ephrem (373), Doctor of the Church, Saint Jacob of Sarug (521) Dionysius Bar Salibi (1171) and Gregorius X Bar Hebraeus(1286). In modern history the leaders of the Syriac Catholic Church have been among others: Patriarch Michael III Jarwe...
During the Crusades there were many examples of warm relations between Catholic and Syriac ("Syrian") Orthodox bishops. Some of these bishops seemed favourable to union with Rome, but no concrete results were achieved. There was also a decree of union between the Syriac Orthodox and Rome at the Council of Florence November 30, 1444but the effects of this decree were rapidly annulled by opponents of the union among the Syriac hierarchy. Jesuit and Capuchin missionaries began to work among the Syriac Orthodox faithful at Aleppo in 1626. So many of them were received into communion with Rome that in 1662, when the Patriarchate had fallen vacant, the Catholic party was able to elect one of its own, Andrew Akhidjan, as Patriarch of the Syriac Church. This provoked a split in the community, and after Akhidjan's death in 1677 two opposing patriarchs were elected, one being the uncle of the other, representing the two parties (one pro-Catholic, the other anti-Catholic). But when the Catholi...
Middle-East 1. Patriarchal Archeparchy of Beirut 2. Metropolitan of Damascus 3. Metropolitan of Homs 4. Archeparchy of Aleppo 5. Archeparchy of Hassaké and Nisibi 6. Archeparchy of Baghdad and Kuwait 7. Archeparchy of Mosul 8. Eparchy of Cairo 9. Patriarchal Exarchate of Bassorah and Kuwait 10. Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem and the Holy Land 11. Patriarchal Exarchate of Turkey 12. Patriarchal Territory of Sudan Rest of the World 1. Eparchy of Our Lady of Deliverance of Newark (United States and Canada) 2. Apostolic Exarchate of Venezuela 3. Patriarchal Vicariate of Brazil 4. Patriarchal Vicariate of Australia and New Zealand 5. Patriarchal Vicariate of Sweden 6. Patriarchal Vicariate of France 7. Patriarchal Procurate vis-a-vis the Holy See in RomeAssyrian/Chaldean/Syriac peopleClaude Sélis, Les Syriens orthodoxes et catholiques, Brepols (col. Fils d'Abraham), Bruxelles, 1988, OCLC 20711473Jean-Pierre Valognes, Vie et mort des Chrétiens d'Orient, Fayard, Paris, 1994, ISBN 2-213-03064-2
Mar 20, 2020 · The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, also known as the Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, is an Eastern Catholic, autonomous, particular church, in full communion with the pope and the worldwide Catholic Church, with self-governance under the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches. It is part of the Major Archiepiscopal Churches of the Catholic Church that are not distinguished with a patriarchal title.
Syriac Catholics, most of them Iraqi refugees, receive communion at a Divine Liturgy in a makeshift church in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Cory Eldridge) As with most Christian communities of the Middle East, the Syriac Catholic Church has suffered severely as the region’s stability has deteriorated in the last 100 years or so.
The Syriac Catholic Church (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝܬܐ ʿīṯo suryaiṯo qaṯolīqaiṯo) is a Christian church in the Levant having practices and rites in common with the Syriac Orthodox Church.
The West Syriac liturgical tradition was introduced after 1665, and the community associated with it is represented by the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church (a part of the Syriac Orthodox Church), and the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (both of them belonging to the Oriental Orthodoxy), the Malankara Syrian Catholic Church (an Eastern Catholic ...
Syriac Catholic Church The elevation in 1656 of Andrew Akhījān (d. 1677) as Catholic bp. of Aleppo and then as patr. in 1662 was the first major attempt to create a ‘Syriac Catholic’ branch out of the Syr. Orth. Church of Antioch.
On Saturday, June 30, St. Isaac the Syriac, Archbishop of Nineveh Syriac Catholic Church was consecrated. The consecration ceremony and the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Excellency Mor Barnaba Yousif Habash, Bishop of Our Lady of Deliverance Syriac Catholic Diocese in the United States.
Updated December 26, 2020. In the Indian (Kerala) context, the “Syrian Catholics” are Syro-Malabar Catholics who are fully in communion with the Pope in Rome. They are Eastern or Oriental Catholics. The Syro-Malabar Church employs the East Syriac (Persian) liturgy.