+ Memory Eternal!
His Beatitude Ignatius IV. It is with great sadness that we report that His Beatitude Ignatius IV (1920-2012), Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, fell asleep in the Lord today, December 5th, 2012, at St. George Orthodox Hospital in Beirut Lebanon, after having suffered a stroke earlier this week.
Read a biography of His Beatitude's remarkable life of service and leadership.
Listen to Ancient Faith Radio interview Fr. Thomas Zain on the passing of His Beatitude.
Read about His Beatitude's October 2012 visit to the United States.
We ask the Lord to grant rest to the soul of His servant Patriarch Ignatius IV – May His Memory be Eternal!