|The Oriental Orthodox Churches:
Those who maintain the
Alexandrian Christological Tradition
In the Alexandrian and Antiochene Traditions
|The Coptic Patriach of Alexandria
His Holiness Pope Shenouda III
|The Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch:
His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I
|The Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos
of all Armenians: His Holiness Karekin II
|"Holy God, holy mighty, holy and immortal,
Who was crucified for us, have mercy on us."
"Soorp Asdvadz, soorp yev huzor, soorp yev anmah,
vor khachetsar vasun mer, voghormya mez."
-The traditional Trisagion of the Armenian Church,
sung to the Second Person of the Holy Trinity
|Hymn of the Only-Begotten, (Monogenes, Gk. / Meeyadzeen, Arm)
"Only-begotten Son and Word of God and Being immortal, Who deigned
to take body through the holy Mother of God and Ever-Virgin.
You, the unchangeable One, became man and you were crucified,
O Christ our God, and you trampled down death by death.
You, one of the Holy Trinity, are equal in glory with
the Father and the Holy Spirit; save us."
-A credal formula, composed by St. Justinian the Emperor (6th c.),
to heal the schism over Chalcedon; it was accepted by all Orthodox Churches.
|St. Athanasius and Cyril
Holy Fathers of the Alexandrian