Some articles on patriarchs, patriarch:

Smar Jbeil - Patriarchs
... Under Patriarch Michael Rizzi, the monastery of Saint Anthony the Great in Qozhaya (From Aramaic the living Treasure) knew a revival, and later in 1610 the same monastery received the ...
Catholic Church Hierarchy - Bishop - Patriarchs
... Churches consisting of several local Churches (dioceses) have the title of Patriarch ... The Pope himself was also called the Patriarch of the West, as head of the Latin Rite or Western particular Church, but this title is no longer in use ... Eastern patriarchs are elected by the synod of bishops of their particular Church ...

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