List of popes
This chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio under the heading "I Sommi Pontefici Romani" (The Supreme Pontiffs of Rome), excluding those that are explicitly i...
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Kantheesangal
Kantheesangal or Qadishangal are the two of the many common Malayalam (and its English) renderings of a Syriac term meaning 'the holy ones'.In the Orthodox churches of Kerala, the term applies to Mar ...
Theodoret
Theodoret of Cyrus or Cyrrhus (Greek: Θεοδώρητος Κύρρου; c. AD 393 – c. 458/466) was an influential theologian of the School of Antioch, Biblical commentator, and Christian bishop of Cyrrhus (42...
Jacques Georges Habib Hafouri
Jacques Georges Habib Hafouri (August 20, 1916 – May 4, 2011) was a Syrian Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the oldest Syrian Roman Catholic bishop.Hafouri was born in Damas, Syria and was ...
Ignatius Peter VIII Abdalahad
Ignatius Peter VIII Abdalahad (born Peter Gregory Abdalahad at Aleppo on June 28, 1930) is Patriarch Emeritus of Antioch and all the East of the Syrians of the Syriac Catholic Church (or Syrian Cathol...
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Cyril Aphrem Karim
Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II (Syriac: ܡܪܢ ܡܪܝ ܐܝܓܢܛܝܘܣ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܬܪܝܢܐ Moran Mor[y] Ignaṭius Afrem Trayono, Arabic: مار إغناطيوس أفرام الثاني‎ Mār Iġnāṭīūs Afrām al-Ṯānī; born as Saʿid Karim...
Mar Yohannan
Mar Yohannan (John) was one of the legendary metropolitan of the Church of Malabar of st Thomas Christians. At the end of the fifteenth century the Church of the East responded to a request by the Sai...
Antoun Khouri
Antoun (Khouri) of Miami and the Southeast is a diocesan bishop of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
Antoun (Khouri) was born Antoun issa Khouri on January 17, 1931, ...
Hugh of Jabala
Hugh was the bishop of Jabala, a town in Syria, during the 12th century. When the County of Edessa fell to Zengi in 1144, Raymond, prince of Antioch, sent Hugh to report the news to Pope Eugene III. I...
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Apollinaris of Laodicea
Apollinarius "the Younger" (died 390) was a bishop of Laodicea in Syria. He collaborated with his father Apollinarius the Elder in reproducing the Old Testament in the form of Homeric and Pindaric poe...
Acacius of Beroea
Acacius of Beroea, a Syrian by birth, lived in a monastery near Antioch, and, for his active defense of the Church against Arianism, was made Bishop of Berroea in 378 AD, by Eusebius of Samosata.While...
Ignatius Abded Aloho II
Moran Mor Ignatius Abded Aloho II Sattuf was the Patriarch of Antioch, and head of the Syriac Orthodox Church from 1906 until his death in 1915.
Abded was born in 1833 in the village of Sadad, a ...
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Pope Urban II
Pope Urban II (Latin: Urbanus II; ca. 1042 – 29 July 1099), born Otho de Lagery (alternatively Otto, Odo, or Eudes), was Pope from 12 March 1088 to his death in 1099. He is best known for initiati...
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Pope Adrian VI
Pope Adrian VI (Latin: Hadrianus VI), born Adriaan Florensz (Boeyens) (2 March 1459 ‒ 14 September 1523), was the 218th pope of the Catholic Church from 9 January 1522 until his death on 14 Septe...
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Joseph Sulaqa
Mar Joseph Sulaqa (Syriac: ܝܘܣܦ ܣܘܠܩܐ) was one of the last East Syrian bishops to Malabar. He was shortly followed by Mar Abraham; both reached in Malabar after the arrival of the Portuguese.Ab...
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Ahatallah
Ahatallah (1590 – c. 1655) was a Syrian bishop chiefly known for his trip to India in 1652, on which he claimed to be the designated "Patriarch of the Whole of India and of China". Apparently, he had ...
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger; [ˈjoːzɛf ˈalɔʏzjʊs ˈʁatsɪŋɐ]; on 16 April 1927) served as pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 until his resignation in 2...
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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...
Ignatius Peter VII Jarweh
Mar Ignatius Peter VII Jarweh (or Butrus Javré, Jaroueh, Garweh, Djarweh, Giarvé, 1777–1851) was Patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church from 1820 to 1851.
Peter Jarweh was born on 9 July 17...
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Paul Coussa
Paul Coussa (September 9, 1917 – July 7, 2012) was a Syrian born Iraqi prelate of the Armenian Catholic Church.Born in Alep, Syria, he was ordained a priest on April 17, 1941, aged 23. He was a...
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...
Pope Adrian II
Pope Adrian II (Latin: Adrianus PP. II, Italian: Adriano II; 792 – 14 December 872) was Pope from 14 December 867 to his death in 872. He was a member of a noble Roman family who became pope a...
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Pope Adrian V
Pope Adrian V (Latin: Adrianus V; c. 1210/1220 – 18 August 1276), born Ottobuono de' Fieschi, was Pope from 11 July to his death on August 18th 1276.
Ottobuono belonged to a feudal family of L...
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Pope
The Pope (Latin: papa; from Greek: πάππας pappas, a child's word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. The importance of the Roman bishop is largel...
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Ignatius Michael III Jarweh
Mar Ignatius Michael III Jarweh ibn Ni'matallah (or Javré, Jaroueh, Garweh, Djarweh, Giarvé, 1731–1800) was the 111 Patriarch of Antioch and Patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church, from 1783 to 1800....
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Basile Petros IV Avkadian
Basile Petros IV Avkadian (in Armenian Բարսեղ Պետրոս Դ. Աւգատեան ) was an Armenian Catholic Patriarch from Aleppo, Syria from 1780 until 1788. He started as part of the St. Antonin Order. He served th...
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Pope Adrian III
Pope Adrian III (Latin: Adrianus III; died July 885), was Pope from 17 May 884 to his death in 885.
He was born at Rome. He died in July 885 at San Cesario sul Panaro (Modena) not long after e...
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Eusebius of Laodicea
Eusebius of Laodicea (Greek: Εὐσέβιος; date of birth uncertain; died about 268) was an Alexandrian, a deacon who had some fame as a confessor, and became bishop of Laodicea in Syria.
His story is ...