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PHOTO GALLERY: Funeral ceremony of Syriac Orthodox Patriarch


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A high-level delegation headed by Pope Tawadros II, Patriarch of Coptic Orthodox Church, traveled to Lebanon to co-officiate the funeral, as received by Lebanese information minister Ramzi, along with representative of Lebanese President Michel Suleiman (Photo: courtesy of his holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I: Facebook page)
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Nuns of the Monastery of Mor Yaqub in Atchaneh, Lebanon, with the mortal remains of the Holy Patriarch (Photo: courtesy of his holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I: Facebook page)
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His Beatitude Catholicose Aboon Mor Basalious and the first group of a delegation from Malankara, India, waiting for the mortal remains of the Holy Father in Lebanon (Photo: courtesy of his holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I: Facebook page)
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Lebanese monks and bishops with the holy remains in Saint Aphrem church, Ashrafieh-Beirut (Photo: courtesy of his holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I: Facebook page)
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The mortal remains of the Holy Father in the Syriac Orthodox Church of Saint Aphrem, Ashrafieh-Beirut (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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A special delegation from the government of Kerala, India, arrived in Beirut 26 March to pay their respects to the Holy Father at St. Aphrem Cathedral along with other dignitaries (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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Clergy and faithful of Malankara from the United Arab Emirates paying tribute to the Holy Father in Lebanon (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The mortal remains of the Holy Patriarch on the way to Frankfurt Airport (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The mortal remains of Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, who died in Germany on March 21, 2014 (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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Pope Tawardros II offering condolences in the Coptic Church in Lebanon (Photo: courtesy of Coptic Orthodox Church, spokesperson, Facebook page)
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Prayer ceremony for the funeral of Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, at St. George Syrian Orthodox Church in Damascus on March 28 (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The journey of the Holy Patriarch’s mortal remains from St. George Cathedral in Bab Touma to St. Ephrem, the Syrian monastery in Ma’arrat Saydhaya and his final resting place (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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Placing the Holy mortal remains of our beloved Moran His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka Iwas I in his tomb in Maarat Saydnaya on March 28, 2014 (Photo: courtesy of his holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I facebook page)
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Syrian Mufti Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun speaking during the memorial service held for the Holy Father in Damascus, Syria, at St. George Church on March 30 (Photo: courtesy of his holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I: Facebook page)
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Syrian Mufti Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun signs the guest book during the memorial service (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The memorial service for beloved Moran Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, where people came to pay their condolences at the Patriarchate in Damascus on March 30 (Photo: courtesy of his holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I: Facebook page)
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A ceremony held at the church in the district of Atchena, Beirut, upon receiving the remains of the Holy Father (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The mortal remains of the Patriarch at the monastery of Mor Yaqub in Atchaneh, Lebanon (Photo: courtesy of his holiness, Patriarch Mor Ignatuis Zakka Iwas I: Facebook page)
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At the airport in Beirut, Lebanon, where clergy wait for the mortal remains of the Holy Father to arrive from Germany (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The prayer ceremony continues at the funeral in Damascus (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The prayer ceremony (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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Coptic Pope Tawadros II and the Coptic delegation with the holy mortal remains of the Syriac Patriarch (Photo: courtesy of the Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesperson facebook page)
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Coptic Pope Tawadros II at the funeral service for the Syriac Pope on March 26 (Photo: courtesy of the Coptic Orthodox Church, spokesperson, Facebook page)
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Coptic Pope Tawadros II at the funeral (Photo: courtesy of the Coptic Orthodox Church, spokesperson, Facebook page)
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Coptic Pope Tawadros II paying tribute to the Holy Syriac Patriarch during his funeral service on March 26 (Photo: courtesy of the Coptic Orthodox Church, spokesperson, Facebook page)
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The mortal remains of Holy Father being carried by the Syriac Scouts to enter St. George Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus, Syria (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The hearse carrying the remains of the Holy Father from the airport in Beirut to a church, from where it would continue on to Syria for burial (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The Holy Qurbono held at Saint Aphrem Ashrafieh-Beirut on March 26 (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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The Holy Qurbono held at Saint Aphrem Ashrafieh-Beirut on March 26, 2014 (Photo: courtesy of Syriac Orthodox Church's Facebook page)
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