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August 28, 1921 - December 5, 2012
| Age 91
The Associated Press
BEIRUT (AP) — The patriarch of a Damascus-based Eastern Orthodox Church, Ignatius Hazim, has died in a Beirut hospital. He was 92.
Hazim was named Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East for the Greek Orthodox in 1979. His church is known as the Greek Orthodox Church of the Antioch.
He died of a stroke in Beirut's St. George's hospital on Wednesday, Syria's state-run news agency SANA said.
Hazim hailed from the Syrian town of Maharda...
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