Greek and Antiochian Rites make the sign of the cross from right to left. However, Oriental Orthodox Churches, Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria,Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch,Church of Armenia, East Syrian Rite, Ethiopian Orthodox Church go in reverse order on the last step of the sign of the cross, from left to right

Greek and Antiochian Rites make the sign of the cross from right to left…

Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, is an autocephalous Oriental Orthodox church based in the Eastern Mediterranean, with members spread throughout the world. It employs the oldest surviving liturgy in Christianity, the Liturgy of St. James the Apostle, and uses Syriac as its official and liturgical language. The church is led by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch. The Syriac Orthodox Church traces its history to one of the first Christian communities in Antioch, described in the Acts…

Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, is an autocephalous Oriental Orthodox church…

SyriacChurch-Mosul - Syriac Orthodox Christians (Middle East) - Wikipedia

SyriacChurch-Mosul - Assyrian people - Celebration at a Syriac Orthodox monastery in Mosul, Ottoman Syria, early century.

Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, is an autocephalous Oriental Orthodox church…

The Syrian (or Assyrian), along with the Byzantine, Georgian and Russian churches traditionally founded by Saint Andrew .

Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt (كنيسة أم الزنار‎; Um az-Zinnar) Syriac Orthodox Church in Homs, Syria, built over cryot from 50 AD (seat of Syriac Orthodox archbishopric). A relic venerated as Cincture of the Theotokos  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary_Church_of_the_Holy_Belt

Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt (كنيسة أم الزنار‎; Um az-Zinnar) Syriac Orthodox Church in Homs, Syria, built over cryot from 50 AD (seat of Syriac Orthodox archbishopric). A relic venerated as Cincture of the Theotokos http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary_Church_of_the_Holy_Belt

Ephrem the Syrian was a Syriac deacon and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian of the 4th century from the region of Syria. His works are hailed by Christians throughout the world, and many denominations venerate him as a saint. He has been declared a Doctor of the Church in Roman Catholicism. He is especially beloved in the Syriac Orthodox Church. He has been called the most significant of all of the fathers of the Syriac-speaking church tradition.

Ephrem the Syrian was a Syriac deacon and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian of the 4th century from the region of Syria. His works are hailed by Christians throughout the world, and many denominations venerate him as a saint. He has been declared a Doctor of the Church in Roman Catholicism. He is especially beloved in the Syriac Orthodox Church. He has been called the most significant of all of the fathers of the Syriac-speaking church tradition.

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Syriac Catholic Church is a Christian church in the Levant having practices and rites in common with the Syriac Orthodox Church. Being one of the 22 Eastern Catholic Churches the Syriac Catholic Church has full autonomy and is a self-governed sui iuris Church.

Syriac Catholic Church is a Christian church in the Levant having practices and rites in common with the Syriac Orthodox Church. Being one of the 22 Eastern Catholic Churches the Syriac Catholic Church has full autonomy and is a self-governed sui iuris Church.

christmas in syria (syriac orthodox church in aleppo)

christmas in syria (syriac orthodox church in aleppo)

Patriarchate of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch

Patriarchate of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch

Syriac Christians from Turkey and Syria attend a mass at the Mort Shmuni Syriac Orthodox Church in the town of Midyat, in Mardin province of southeast Turkey in this February 2, 2014. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Mar-01/248885-generations-on-christians-fleeing-syria-return-to-turkey.ashx#ixzz2ulPIKPk2  (The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)

Syriac Christians from Turkey and Syria attend a mass at the Mort Shmuni Syriac Orthodox Church in the town of Midyat, in Mardin province of southeast Turkey in this February 2014 file photo.

Iraq’s Christians Flee as Extremist Threat Worsens NYT 10/16/06  "In the northern city of Mosul, a priest from the Syriac Orthodox Church was kidnapped last week. His church complied with his captors’ demands and put up posters denouncing recent comments made by the pope about Islam, but he was killed anyway  '-- the three major faiths are that of peace.  Why is it so hard to practice?  Maybe that's a problem of man not faith.

Iraq’s Christians Flee as Extremist Threat Worsens

Iraq’s Christians Flee as Extremist Threat Worsens NYT 10/16/06 "In the northern city of Mosul, a priest from the Syriac Orthodox Church was kidnapped last week. His church complied with his captors’ demands and put up posters denouncing recent comments made by the pope about Islam, but he was killed anyway '-- the three major faiths are that of peace. Why is it so hard to practice? Maybe that's a problem of man not faith.

The Prince of Wales attended the consecration of the new St Thomas Cathedral Syriac Orthodox Church in London . St. Thomas’ Cathedral was formerly known as St. Saviour’s and was purchas…

The Prince of Wales attends the consecration of the new St Thomas Cathedral Syriac Orthodox Church

The Prince of Wales attended the consecration of the new St Thomas Cathedral Syriac Orthodox Church in London . Thomas’ Cathedral was formerly known as St. Saviour’s and was purchas…

A speech by HRH The Prince of Wales at the consecration of the Cathedral of St Thomas Syriac Orthodox Church, Acton, London Your Holiness, Your Grace Archbishop Athanasius, Clergy and faithful of t…

A speech by HRH The Prince of Wales at the consecration of the Cathedral of St Thomas Syriac Orthodox Church, Acton, London

A speech by HRH The Prince of Wales at the consecration of the Cathedral of St Thomas Syriac Orthodox Church, Acton, London Your Holiness, Your Grace Archbishop Athanasius, Clergy and faithful of t…

Prince Charles sends message to Pope Tawadros II over Cairo explosion – Royal Central

In partnership with satellite broadcaster Sky, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is backing an environmental campaign that is focused on spotlighting the ‘dire’ health of the world’s oceans.

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