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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From 1884-19I4, the Church of England maintained a mission created to assist the Assyrian Church of the East (widely but mistakenly designated Nestorian) then located primarily in the area surrounding Urmia in eastern Turkey and north-western Persia, between Lake Urmia and Lake Van.
The SDF fighters engaged in fierce clashes with the ISIL in al-Tabaqa city and took full control over the neighborhoods of al-Mahaj, Abu Eish, Assyrian church, al-Kasarah and al-Mashar.
The spiritual leaders who partook in the summit were: Apostolic Nuncio Gabriele Caccia, Armenian Orthodox Catholicos of Cilicia Aram I, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East and Supreme Leader of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria and Jerusalem for Melkite Catholics Gregory III Laham, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch Ignatius Joseph III Younan, Catholicos of Cilicia of the Armenian Catholics Gregoire Bedros XX, Reverend Salim Sahyouni, as well as representatives of the Orthodox Coptic Church and the Assyrian Church.
He said during a meeting with a delegation from the East Assyrian Church led by His Holiness Patriarch Mar Georgis III Salio Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East in the world that the country is facing many challenges, the most important is terrorism, which requires the consolidation of all efforts in order to fight it and defeat it.
krd) -- On the sideline of the consecration ceremony of His Holiness Patriarch Gawergis Sliwa, the new Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani responded to questions from journalists pertaining to the current situation.
The Assyrian Church in Hassakeh is coordinating with its counterpart in Lebanon over individuals who are planning to seek asylum in the country.
Beirut, SANA -- The Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East in Lebanon expressed support to the safe civilians who were targeted by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists in Hasaka countryside, northeast Syria, Patriarch of Antioch for the Syriac Catholic Church Mar Ignatius Joseph III Younan said Saturday.
On Friday, Kylycdaroy-lu visited the Assyrian Church in Cologne.
The tragedy of the breakdown of the unity of the Christian Church had started earlier with the split of the Assyrian Church from the main body when their bishops rejected the findings of the Council of Ephesus in AD 431.
The majority is Greek Orthodox, followed by Catholics, the Assyrian Church of the East, and various kinds of Protestants.