List of Syrian Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch

This is a list of Syriac Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch. They are head of the Syriac Catholic Church, one of the Eastern Catholic Churches in union with Rome since 1783.

Syriac Patriarchs of Antioch before 1783

  • For Patriarchs of Antioch before 512, see List of Patriarchs of Antioch.
  • For Syriac Patriarchs of Antioch from 512 to 1783, see List of Syriac Patriarchs of Antioch from 512 to 1783.

First Attempts at Union

While there were occasional attempts for a union, such as the Council of Florence in 1434, during this period there was no Syrian Catholic Church separate from the Syriac Orthodox Church.

From 1662 to 1702 a separate Syriac Catholic hierarchy existed, based in Aleppo:

Syriac Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch (1783 to present)

Ignatius Michael III Jarweh established a union with Rome and brought with him much of his congregation creating a line of Syriac Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch separate from the Syriac Orthodox Church.

See also

External links

  • Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch by Giga-Catholic Information
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