|Catholicos Patriarch of the Ancient Church of The East|
ܡܪܝ ܐܕܝ ܬܪܝܢܐ
|Church||Ancient Church of the East ܥܕܬܐ ܥܬܝܩܬܐ ܕܡܕܢܚܐ|
|Archdiocese||Patriarchal Archdiocese of Baghdad and Basra|
|See||Apostolic See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon|
|Installed||20 February 1972|
|Predecessor||Mar Thoma Darmo (1968–1969)|
|Ordination||20 February 1972 at St. Zaia Cathedral (Baghdad, Iraq)|
|Birth name||Shlemun Giwargis|
|Born||6 January 1948|
|Died||11 February 2022 (aged 74)|
|Denomination||Ancient Church of the East|
|Previous post||Metropolitan of Iraq (September 1968)|
Mar Addai II (Syriac: ܡܪܝ ܐܕܝ ܬܪܝܢܐ; born Shlemun Giwargis (Syriac: ܫܠܝܡܘܢ ܓܝܘܪܓܝܣ) (6 January 1948 – 11 February 2022)[a] was an Iraqi Catholicos-Patriarch of the Ancient Church of the East. He lived in the Apostolic See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon in Baghdad, Iraq.
Notes[change | change source]
- Some sources cite 1948.
References[change | change source]
- "St. Mary's Cathedral, the home of His Holiness Mar Addai II, Patriarch of The Ancient Church of the East, was bombed Sunday morning". Archived from the original on 12 May 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2007.
- Irak: Assyrischer Patriarch Mar Addai II. Giwargis verstorben (in German)