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Patriarch Danie I. Ciobotea

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Syriac Orthodox Church

  • Faithfulabout 2 Million; 1,5 Million of them in the autonomous Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, mainly in India
  • SeeDamascus (Syria)
  • Dioceses37 dioceses (11 of them in the autonomous Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church in India)
  • Statusautocephalous
  • RiteWestern Syriac
  • Liturgical LanguageAramean, Arabic, Turkish (in India: Malayalam)
  • CalendarJulian
  • Title of PrimateHis Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II. Karim, (Syrian Orthodox) Patriarch of Antioch and All the East (since 2014)
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