Funeral of Patriarch Ignatius of Antioch

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On Sunday, December 9, 2012, His All-Holiness presided over the funeral service for Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch and All the East at the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut. Participating clergy included the First Hierarchs of Autocephalous Orthodox Churches, Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus and Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, as well as bishops of the Antiochian Orthodox Church and representatives of Orthodox churches from throughout the world. The late Patriarch Ignatius (Hazim) passed away on December 5, at the age of 92.

 

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