Ignatius Antony II Hayyek

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Ignatius Antony II Hayyek
Patriarch of Antioch and all the East of the Syrians
ChurchSyrian Catholic Church
InstalledMarch 20, 1968
Term endedJuly 23, 1998
PredecessorIgnatius Gabriel I Tappuni
SuccessorIgnatius Moses I Daoud
OrdinationJune 10, 1933 (Priest)
ConsecrationAugust 15, 1959 (Bishop)
by Gabriel I Tappuni
Personal details
BornSeptember 14, 1910
Aleppo, Syria
DiedFebruary 21, 2007(2007-02-21) (aged 96)

Ignatius Antony II Hayyek (or Antun Hayek, September 14, 1910 – February 21, 2007) was the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East of the Syrians of the Syriac Catholic Church from 1968 to 1998.

Antun Hayyek was born at Aleppo in 1910 and was ordained priest on June 10, 1933. On August 15, 1959 he was consecrated bishop of Aleppo by Patriarch Ignatius Gabriel I Tappuni and served there till his appointment as Primate and Patriarch on March 10, 1968. His resignation was accepted on July 23, 1998. He died on February 21, 2007.


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