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Ignatius IV (Hazim) of Antioch

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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 was the current [[primate]] of the [[autocephaly|autocephalous]] [[Church of Antioch|Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch]]until his departure on [[December 5]], 2012.
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.
His Beatitude Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch fell asleep in the Lord on the morning of December 5, 2012, following a stroke on the day before. He was 92 years old.
== Link ==
* [ Décès du Patriarche Ignace d'Antioche]
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