Wednesday, December 05, 2012
The Assembly of Bishops is saddened to bring to the
attention of the faithful of North America the repose of two archpastors
of the Church. On Saturday, December 1st, His Grace Bishop John of
Amorion, a retired bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, fell asleep in
the Lord. The announcement of his repose from the Greek Orthodox
Metropolis of Atlanta can be found here.
And this morning, December 5th, His Beatitude Patriarch
Ignatius of Antioch and of all the East fell asleep in the Lord after a
brief coma brought on by a stroke. The announcement of his repose from
the Antiochian Archdiocese can be found here.
It is our fervent prayer that God will grant them blessed
repose in the bosom of Abraham, where they may find a reward for their
labors, and that He will grant you, the faithful, good health and many