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Patriarch Hazim in hospital after stroke
Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Ignatius IV Hazim attends a religious service at Saint George Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Ignatius IV Hazim attends a religious service at Saint George Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
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BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Greek Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim, 91, was admitted to a hospital in Ashrafieh Tuesday after suffering a stroke, sources at the hospital told The Daily Star.

The sources added that Hazim, who is currently in the Intensive Care Unit of Saint Georges (Al-Roum) hospital, is in critical condition.

Born in the village of Mhardey near Hama in Syria, Hazim was the son of a pious Arab Orthodox family and was attracted to Church service from an early age.

 
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