Alexander III (Tahan) of Antioch

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His Beatitude Alexander III (Tahan) of Antioch was Patriarch of Antioch and all the East from 1928 to 1958. Patr. Alexander was instrumental in the revival of churches and monasteries within the patriarchate. He also moved for the revival of the Patriarchal Theological School at Balamand.

Patr. Alexander, after consultations with the hierarchs of the other autocephalous churches, on May 31, 1958, authorized His Eminence Metropolitan Antony (Bashir) to establish the Western Rite in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America|Antiochian Archdiocese]] in the United States.

Patr. Alexander reposed on June 17, 1958.

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Alexander III (Tahan) of Antioch
Preceded by:
Gregory IV (Haddad)
Patriarch of Antioch
1928-1958
Succeeded by:
Theodosius VI (Abourjaily)
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