John X (Yazigi) of Antioch

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His Eminence '''Metropolitan John (Yazigi)''' heads the '''[[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Western and Central Europe]]''' headquartered in Paris, France.  Before his election and enthronement as Metropolitan, he had been [[titular bishop]] of Pyrgou (al-Hosn), Syria.  He was also formerly the dean of the [[St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon)]], the patriarchal seminary attached to the University of Balamand.
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His Eminence has a License in Theology from the Balamand seminary (1978), a Diploma in Byzantine Music from the Byzantine Music Conservatory in Thessaloniki (1981), and a Ph.D. in Theology with a specialization in Liturgics from the University of Thessaloniki (1983).  While at the Balamand, he served as Professor of Liturgics (1981-2008), as well as in the abbacy of St. George Al-Humayrah Patriarchal Monastery (1993-2005) and the [[Monastery of Our Lady of Balamand]] (2001-2005).
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His Grace is also the author of numerous books and articles on Orthodox theology and liturgics.
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before=?|
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title=[[St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon)|Dean of Balamand Seminary]]|
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years=1989-1992, 2001-2005|
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after=Metropolitan [[Paul (Yazigi) of Aleppo|Paul (Yazigi)]]}}
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before=?|
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title=Titular Bishop of al-Hosn|
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years=1995-2008|
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after=—}}
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{{succession|
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before=Metropolitan Gabriel (Saliby)|
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title=[[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Western and Central Europe|Metropolitan of Western and Central Europe]]|
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years=2008-|
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after=—}}
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==External links==
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*[http://www.balamand.edu.lb/theology/b_yuhanna.htm Balamand seminary biography]
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*[http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/antioch/current.htm#yuhanna_yazigi_bishop_elhosn Listing] at the Orthodox Research Institute
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===Writings===
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*[http://www.balamand.edu.lb/theology/bishpjohn/meanchurch.htm The Meaning of the Church from a Middle Eastern Point of View]
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*[http://www.balamand.edu.lb/theology/repentance.pdf The Mystery of Repentance]
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[[fr:Jean (Yazigi) d'Europe occidentale et centrale]]

Revision as of 19:18, September 23, 2008

Metropolitan John (Yazigi)

His Eminence Metropolitan John (Yazigi) heads the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Western and Central Europe headquartered in Paris, France. Before his election and enthronement as Metropolitan, he had been titular bishop of Pyrgou (al-Hosn), Syria. He was also formerly the dean of the St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon), the patriarchal seminary attached to the University of Balamand.

His Eminence has a License in Theology from the Balamand seminary (1978), a Diploma in Byzantine Music from the Byzantine Music Conservatory in Thessaloniki (1981), and a Ph.D. in Theology with a specialization in Liturgics from the University of Thessaloniki (1983). While at the Balamand, he served as Professor of Liturgics (1981-2008), as well as in the abbacy of St. George Al-Humayrah Patriarchal Monastery (1993-2005) and the Monastery of Our Lady of Balamand (2001-2005).

His Grace is also the author of numerous books and articles on Orthodox theology and liturgics.


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John X (Yazigi) of Antioch
Preceded by:
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Dean of Balamand Seminary
1989-1992, 2001-2005
Succeeded by:
Metropolitan Paul (Yazigi)
Preceded by:
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Titular Bishop of al-Hosn
1995-2008
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Metropolitan Gabriel (Saliby)
Metropolitan of Western and Central Europe
2008-
Succeeded by:
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