List of Syriac Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch

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This is a list of Syriac Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch. They are head of the Syriac Catholic Church, one of the Eastern Catholic Churches in union with Rome since 1783.

Syriac Patriarchs of Antioch before 1783[edit]

First Attempts at Union[edit]

While there were occasional attempts for a union, such as the Council of Florence in 1434, during this period there was no Syrian Catholic Church separate from the Syriac Orthodox Church.

From 1662 to 1702 a separate Syriac Catholic hierarchy existed, based in Aleppo:

Syriac Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch (1783 to present)[edit]

Ignatius Michael III Jarweh established a union with Rome and brought with him much of his congregation creating a line of Syriac Catholic Patriarchs of Antioch separate from the Syriac Orthodox Church.

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