Ignatius Zakka

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Birthday
21, 1933
Birthplace
Iraq
Death Date
Mar 21, 2014 (80)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1933
Birthplace
Iraq
Death Date
Mar 21, 2014 (80)

About

Foremost religious figure for Syrian Orthodox Christians who became the head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church in 1980.

Before Fame

He started in parish schools from his elementary education onward.

Trivia

He worked his whole career to bridge the divide between the different Christian churches.

Family Life

He grew up in Mosul, Iraq. He died from cardiac arrest. 

Associated With

He met with Pope John Paul II when he traveled to Syria in 2001.