Simeon Rabban Ata
Simeon Rabban Ata, also Simeon Rabban-ata and sometimes Simeo Rabban Ara, was a high representative of Syriac Christianity in the 13th century. Among other things, he was tasked by the Mongols, such a...
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Raymond Eid
Raymond Eid (born on August 6, 1930 in Mazraat-el-Daher, Lebanon - died on June 11, 2012) was the Maronite Catholic Archeparchy of Damascus, Syria.
Ordained to the priesthood on 30 May 1957 to the...
Macarios III Zaim
Patriarch Yousef Yuhanna Meletios Macarios III Zaim (died 1672) was Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch from 1647 to 1672. He led a period of blossoming of his Church and he is also remembered for his trave...
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Athanasius IV Jawhar
Athanasius IV Ignace Michael Jawhar (or Jahouar or Jauhar or Giohar, 1733–1788) was Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 1788 to 1794. He previously claimed to be patriarch from 1759 to...
Maron
Maroun (also Maron or Maro; Syriac: ܡܪܝ ܡܪܘܢ, Mor(y) Morōn; Arabic: مار مارون‎) was a 4th-century Syriac Christian monk whose followers, after his death, founded a religious Christian mo...
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Macarius IV Tawil
Macarius IV Tawil (or Taouil) was Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 1813 to 1815.
Macarius Tawil was born in Damascus. He entered in the religious order of the Basilian Salvatori...
Petrus de Monte Libano
Petrus de Monte Libano was a Maronite friar from Syria who was sent in 1516 by Ludwig II of Hungary to the Persian court of the Safavid Empire to negotiate a Habsburg-Persian alliance against the Otto...
Cyril VI Tanas
Patriarch Cyril VI Tanas, also known as Cyril VI of Antioch (1680–1760), became the first leader of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church following the schism of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch...
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Joseph Tawil
Archbishop Joseph Tawil (December 25, 1913 - February 17, 1999) was the Melkite Greek Catholic eparch for the United States, teacher and theologian. He is remembered for his participation in the Secon...
Athanasius V Matar
Athanasius V Gabriel Matar was Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church for a few months in 1813.
Gabriel Matar was born in Damascus. He was the brother of patriarch Agapius II Matar and, as...
Gabriel Acacius Coussa
Gabriel Acacius Coussa (August 3, 1897 – July 29, 1962) was a Syrian Melkite Catholic archbishop, expert in canon law and cardinal. He served as secretary of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches ...
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Tony Rezko
Antoin "Tony" Rezko (born 1955) is an American businessman. He was a fundraiser for Illinois Democratic and Republican politicians. After becoming a major contributor to Rod Blagojevich's successful ...
Maximos IV Sayegh
Maximos IV Sayegh (or Saïgh) (April 10, 1878 – November 5, 1967) was Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 1947 until his death in 1967. One of the fathers of Second Vatican Council, the...
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Cyril VIII Jaha
Cyril VIII Geha (or Jeha), (November 26, 1840 – January 11, 1916) was patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 1902 until 1916. He was the last Melkite Catholic patriarch of the Otto...
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Abraham Ecchellensis
Ibrahim al-Haqilani (February 18, 1605–July 15, 1664; Latinized as Abraham Ecchellensis) was a Maronite Catholic philosopher and linguist involved in the translation of the Bible into Arabic. He...
Germanos Adam
Germanos Adam (1725–1809) was the Melkite Catholic bishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Aleppo during the late 18th century and a Christian theologian.
Germanos Adam was born...
Demetrius I Qadi
Demetrius I Qadi (or Dimitros I Cadi) (January 18, 1861 – October 25, 1925) was patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 1919 until 1925.
Joseph Qadi was born in Damascus, Syria....
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Euthymius II Karmah
Patriarch Abdel-Karim Meletios Euthymius II Karmah (1572–1635) was Melkite Patriarch of Antioch from 1634 to 1635. He previously was a leading figure in the Melkite Church and metropolitan bishop of A...
Hindiyya al-'Ujaimi
Hindiyya (born Hannah al-‘Ujaimi; 1720-1798), (other spellings: Anna 'Adjaymi, or Ajjeymi, Ajami, also known as the Hindiyé, or Hendiye, i.e. the Indian) was a Maronite mystic nun which claimed to hav...
Gregory III Laham
Gregory III (Laham) (Arabic: غريغوريوس الثالث لحام‎) (Latin: Gregorius III Lahamus) (born December 15, 1933), Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and Alexandria and Jerusalem, is the ...
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Ignatius IV Sarrouf
Ignatius IV (Youssef) Sarrouf, (or Aganatios Sarruf, 1742–1812) was Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church in 1812. He is remembered for both his patriarchate (short and ended by his murder), ...
Maximos II Hakim
Maximos II Hakim, was Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 1760 to 1761.
Maximos Hakim was born in Aleppo circa 1689 and entered in the religious order of the Basilian Chouerites, ...
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Gregory Atta
Gregory Atta born Michael Atta (born on 14 April 1815 in Zahle, Lebanon - died on 3 December 1899 in Damascus, Syria) was a bishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Homs, church historian a...
Agapius II Matar
Agapius II Matar, (sometime also known as Agapios III, 1736–1812) was Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 1796 to 1812.
Agapius Matar was born in 1736 in Damascus. He entered young...
Euthymios Saifi
Euthymios Michael Saifi (or Aftimios Sayfi, 1643–1723) was the Melkite Catholic bishop of Tyre and Sidon during the early 18th century. A leading proponent of re-establishing communion between t...