Departure of Ignatius IV (Hazim) of Antioch (Dec. 5, 2012)
[[Image:Ignatius Hazim.jpg|right|thumb|250px|Patr. Ignatius IV (Hazim) of Antioch]]
His Beatitude Patriarch '''Ignatius IV (Hazim) of Antioch and all the East''' (b. 1921)
is the current [[primate]] of the [[autocephaly|autocephalous]] [[Church of Antioch|Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch]].
As patriarch he has sought to give a new dynamism to the [[Holy Synod]] and seen it name [[bishop]]s who are close to the people and who are motivated to develop the Church's ecclesial and spiritual life, detached from political factions.
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