Religion: Smart Syrian

Wearing a black gown and a black-veiled mitre, there arrived in Manhattan last autumn His Grace the Most Reverend Theodosios Abourjaily, Archbishop of Tyre & Sidon, Metropolitan of Judadeh and personal delegate of Alexander III, Patriarch of Antioch in the Syrian branch of the Eastern Orthodox Church. The Syrian Antiochian Orthodox Church of North America, with 60,0000 members, had been without a head since 1934, when Archbishop Victor and his two immediate subordinates died. To select a successor, Archbishop Theodosios was dispatched to the U. S. by the Patriarch to supervise an election in which all male Syrians over 20 might...

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