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His Grace, the Right Reverend '''John (Yazigi) of al-Hosn''' (also '''''Youhanna (Yaziji)''''') is a [[titular bishop]] of the [[Church of Antioch]], formerly the dean of the [[St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon)]], the patriarchal seminary attached to the University of Balamand.  As of [[June 18]], 2008, he is also the metropolitan-elect of the [[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Western and Central Europe]], due to be [[enthronement|enthroned]] in Paris on [[September 21]], 2008.
His Grace has a License in Theology from the Balamand seminary (1978), a Diploma in Byzantine Music from the Byzantine Music Conservatory in Thessaloniki (1981), and a Ph.D. in Theology with a specialization in Liturgics from the University of Thessaloniki (1983).  While at the Balamand, he served as Professor of Liturgics (1981-2008), as well as in the abbacy of St. George Al-Humayrah Patriarchal Monastery (1993-2005) and the [[Monastery of Our Lady of Balamand]] (2001-2005).
His Grace is also the author of numerous books and articles on Orthodox theology and liturgics.
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title=[[St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon)|Dean of Balamand Seminary]]|
years=1989-1992, 2001-2005|
after=Metr. [[Paul (Yazigi) of Aleppo|Paul (Yazigi)]]}}
title=Titular Bishop of al-Hosn|
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==External links==
*[http://www.balamand.edu.lb/theology/b_yuhanna.htm Balamand seminary biography]
*[http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/antioch/current.htm#yuhanna_yazigi_bishop_elhosn Listing] at the Orthodox Research Institute
*[http://www.balamand.edu.lb/theology/bishpjohn/meanchurch.htm The Meaning of the Church from a Middle Eastern Point of View]
*[http://www.balamand.edu.lb/theology/repentance.pdf The Mystery of Repentance]
[[fr:Jean (Yazigi) d'Europe occidentale et centrale]]

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