Assyrian Church

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Assyrian Church:

see Nestorian ChurchNestorian Church,
officially the Assyrian Church of the East, Christian community of Iraq, Iran, and SW India. It represents the ancient church of Persia and is sometimes also called the East Syrian Church. It numbers about 175,000, including emigrants to the United States.
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Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani visited His Holiness Mar Gorgis III, the new patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East in Erbil today to congratulate His Holiness and to welcome the relocation of the seat of the Assyrian Church of the East from Chicago, USA, to Erbil.
The Prime Minister expressed his grief and sorrow to the Assyrian Church of the East and it followers, praising highly the role that the late Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV played in promoting the spirit of brotherhood and co-existence among various ethnic and religious group in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.
Ron Roberson surveys four sets of Eastern churches: 1) the Assyrian Church of the East, 2) six Oriental Orthodox churches, 3) the Orthodox church and 4) the Eastern Catholic churches.
Mary's Assyrian Church of the East in Tarzana voted Saturday, along with his 70-year-old mother, who had never voted in Iraq.
Bishop Mar Bawai Soro, who heads the diocese of Western California for the Assyrian Church of the East, was in Rome in mid-March, and told NCR he believes the effort to topple Saddam Hussein is justified.
The Assyrian Church of the East, an ancient Christian group that developed from the Nesterian heresy, numbers about 60,000.
Mary's Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East in Tarzana said Gibson's choice to tell the story in Aramaic has brought pride among his parishioners.
Last summer the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, with the full agreement of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, issued a series of guidelines for eucharistic sharing between the Chaldean church (which is in communion with Rome) and the Assyrian church of the East (which is not).
25) allows members of the Chaldean Catholic church, an Eastern rite in communion with Rome, and members of the Assyrian Church of the East, its Orthodox counterpart, to receive Communion at each other's liturgies.
Mary's Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East in Tarzana, prayers were focused on American soldiers, but also on Iraq, where some still have relatives.