The emergence of a Syriac Orthodox Mayan Church in Guatemala

@article{Hager2019TheEO,
  title={The emergence of a Syriac Orthodox Mayan Church in Guatemala},
  author={Anna Marie Hager},
  journal={International Journal of Latin American Religions},
  year={2019}
}
  • A. Hager
  • Published 1 December 2019
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Latin American Religions
The establishment of a Syriac Orthodox archdiocese in Guatemala (including other countries in Latin America) in 2013 further complicated an already fragmented Guatemalan religious landscape. Under the leadership of a former Roman Catholic priest, now a Syriac Orthodox bishop, a religious renewal movement emerged in 2003, which was excommunicated in 2006 by the Roman Catholic Church. In 2013, the movement joined the Syriac Orthodox Church, whose Patriarch resides in Damascus, Syria. Members of… 
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