Bechara Boutros al-Rahi


Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for Roman Catholics, Gregory... News PhotoArrival,Attending,Bechara Boutros al-Rahi,Church,Coronation,Damascus,East,Greek Orthodox,Horizontal,Independence,Looking,Religion,Syria,VisitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPatriarch of Antioch and All the East for Roman Catholics, Gregory III Laham (C) looks on as Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai (L) is greeted by Syrian Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faisal Mikdadas they arrive to attend the enthronement of Syria's Greek Orthodox leader Yuhanna X Yazigi at the Holy Cross church in Damascus, during the first visit by a Maronite patriarch since Syrian independence in 1943, on February 10, 2013. Snipers were deployed on the rooftops around the church as dignitaries from Middle East churches arrived for the enthronement. AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)