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What is the Syriac/Syrian Orthodox Church?

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The Syriac Orthodox Christians, known simply as Syriacs (Suryoye), is the ethno-religious community adhering to the West Syrian Rite Syriac Orthodox Church in the Middle East, numbering between 150,000 and 200,000 people according to estimations. The community formed and developed in the Near East in the Middle Ages. read more

The Syriac Orthodox Church, also called the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, is a self-governing branch of Oriental Orthodoxy. read more

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