===The Antiochian church today===
[[Image:Ignatius Hazim.jpg|right|thumb|200px|[[Ignatius IV (Hazim) of Antioch|Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch]]]]
[[Image:PatriarchofAntiochandAlltheEast.jpg|right|thumb|150px|[[Ignatius Zakka I Iwas]].]]
The [[St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon)|St. John of Damascus Patriarchal Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon)]] was established by the patriarchate in 1970, and in 1988 it was fully incorporated into the University of Balamand. The Institute functions as the primary seminary for theological schooling for the patriarchate's clergy and lay leaders.