Christian Muslim Religious Summit for Jerusalem – Bkerke

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 17/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Christian-Islamic Summit at the Maronite Patriarchate Headquarters in Bkerke upon the invitation of His Eminence Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. The Summit aimed at declaring a united position following the US President Donald Trump’s ...

Christian Religious Summit in Bkerke

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - April 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Christian Religious Summit in Bkerke, following the invitation of His Beatitude Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of Great See of Cilicia, His Beatitude Gregorius III Lahham, Greek ...

Maronite Patriarch: negotiations for Syrian nuns’ release have ‘stumbled’; new video appears

CWN - 13/2/14 The patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church said that the release of a dozen kidnapped Syrian nuns appeared imminent until recently. In December, Syrian rebel forces abducted the nuns from the Greek Orthodox monastery of Mar Taqla in the historic Christian village of Ma’loula, whose residents still speak Aramaic. “We have made multiple contacts with several ...

Religious summit to unite Middle East’s Christians

The Daily Star 8/3/13 BEIRUT: A religious summit between Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs of the Middle East will take place in the next few months, Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai announced Wednesday. Speaking to the Fides Agency in Rome, Rai said that preparations were under way to hold an “important summit” that would address the challenges facing Christians in the Middle East. “We are ...

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Maronite Patriarch Béchara Boutros Al-Raï

On 27 February 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with His Beatitude Mar Béchara Boutros Cardinal Al-Raï, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel Monastery. Accompanying the Maronite Patriarch were Archbishop Boulos Sayah, Patriarch’s vicar general; Mr. Walid Ghayad, press officer; Mr. ...