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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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Even the ancient Churches in the East lying outside the Byzantine Empire (the Armenian as well as the Assyrian Church of the East centered in Seleucia-Ctesiphon) developed the same metropolitan ecclesiology or chrismatic ecclesiology.
While exact numbers are difficult to ascertain, it is likely that there are more members of the Syriac Orthodox in Syria than there are members of the Assyrian Church of the East.
Just days ago I spoke with His Holiness Mar Dinka IV, the Patriarch of the Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, who told me that the priests in Iraq can no longer wear their clerical robes in public.
13) For a helpful introduction into the complicated christological discussions with the Assyrian Church of the East see D.
The Assyrian Church of the East which was in troubled communion with Rome) and the Church of England first made contact (1822) in the persons of the Reverend Harry Reeves, agent of the British and Foreign Bible Society (BFBS) in Constantinople, and Mar Shevris, Bishop of Jezireh, an emissary of the Assyrian Patriarch to Rome.
Prime Minister Barzani described the return of the Chair of the Patriarch of Assyrian Church of the East to Erbil, after eighty years, as a significant and historic event for the Kurdistan Region.
Shahristani visited the Kurdistan region on behalf of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in the inauguration ceremony of Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East in the world and transferring the patriarch's chair from America to Erbil ".
The ancestors of his informants, representing several communities of Christians belonging to the Assyrian Church of the East and its Uniate counterpart, the Chaldean Catholic Church, had previously resided in the mountains of Hakkari (today in southeastern Turkey), but the fortunes of the First World War and a series of massacres displaced them from their homeland.
We thank Their Eminences and Excellencies the representatives of the Syrian Catholic Church, Chaldean Church and Assyrian Church of the East along with the General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches and the Ambassador of Iraq in Lebanon for accepting our invitation and for their presence here to consult with us and to work together for the common interest of our suffering people in Mosul.
The majority is Greek Orthodox, followed by Catholics, the Assyrian Church of the East, and various kinds of Protestants.
Islam has ordered its followers to respect other divine religions, Hashemi Rafsanjani said in a Tuesday meeting with the visiting Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East Mar Khanania Dinkha IV.