Feb 17, 2013
BEIRUT,(SANA) - Patriarch John X Yazigi of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Church stressed the importance of the countries' role being political organizations of the humane communities in improving the relations between peoples around the world.
Chairing a mass at the St. Nicholas Cathedral in Beirut, Yazigi said "we as Christians work for peace, justice and reconciliation to pervade through dialogue."
The patriarch pointed out that the Church of Antioch is deeply rooted in the East, affirming the importance of partnership between Christians and Muslims in the East in land, destiny and civilization.
The patriarch concluded his sermon by calling for building the bridges of love and praying for Syria to restore peace and security, saying that "Syria is the cradle of civilizations and I pray for it...to restore its peace again."