The 123rd Successor to St. Peter at Antioch
- H.E. Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim, archbishop of the Eastern USA, has been elected to be the 123rd Successor to St. Peter at Antioch!Read his biography at http://syrianorthodoxchurch.org/about/mor-cyril-aphrem-karim . For photos following the election, see https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151965701817047As you can see in the bio, His Eminence has proven himself to be very industrious during his time in the Eastern Archdiocese. His doctoral dissertation was published in summary for a general audience with the title, "Symbols of the Cross in the Writings of the Early Syriac Fathers."https://www.gorgiaspress.com/bookshop/p-331-symbols-of-the-cross-in-the-writings-of-the-early-syriac-fathersbrby-mor-cyril-aphrem-karim.aspxI pray that the Holy Spirit strengthens him to lead the Church into a new golden era.