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Gewargis III. Sliwa

  • Archbishop, Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East
  • Patriarch Seleucia-Ktesiphon
  • Cathedral St. John
  • Erbil
  • IRAQ
  • [964] 1 7176233, 7198574. fax 7184608. [964] 770532877
  • qashadr@hotmail.com
  • www.news.assyrianchurch.org
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  • ⊕ Chicago M Baghdad (Mar Dinkha) Baghdad, Basra, Kirkuk, Mosul, Erbil with the title Metropolitan of Iraq, Jordan and Russia.
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  • 121st Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, the See of the Assyrian Church of the East was returned to Iraq, in Erbil
  • The Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East would like to update all of the faithful of the Assyrian Church of the East concerning the status of the special Holy Synod, summoned by His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East. His Holiness indicated in his letter to the hierarchs of the Assyrian Church of the East, dated March 19, 2021, confirming that the Holy Synod will convene at the patriarchal see, in Erbil, Iraq, from April 18th to the 25th, 2021. During this Synod proceeding, His Holiness Mar Gewargis III will formally step down from the patriarchal throne for reasons of health, at which point the hierarchs will proceed to elect the 122nd Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, for the apostolic and primatial see of Seleucia-Ctesiphon. We ask that you pray for the health of His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis III, and also for the fathers of the Holy Synod in prayer as they elect the new head and primate of the Assyrian Church of the East.
  • The Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East would like to update all of the faithful of the Assyrian Church of the East concerning the status of the special Holy Synod, summoned by His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, Catholicos‐Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East and due to have convened from 18 to 25 April, 2021. After receiving reports from local governmental officials concerning the spread and status of the Covid‐19 virus in the cities of Erbil and Dohuk, Iraq (KRG), His Holiness wrote to the hierarchs of the Church through the Holy Synod Secretariat (April 7, 2021) requesting their opinion in regards to the continuation of the Holy Synod previously scheduled. The majority of the hierarchs replied to His Holiness in writing, recommending that the Synod be postponed. Thus, His Holiness confirmed to all the hierarchs in his letter of April 10, 2021 that the Holy Synod will be postponed to a more opportune time later in the year, due to the dangerous spread of Covid‐19 in Erbil and the neighboring cities. The new date of the convocation of the Holy Synod will be announced by His Holiness after consulting with the members of the Holy Synod.