Fr. Michel Jalkh – Secretary General of MECC Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 8/12/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Rev. Fr. Michel Jalkh, General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. The meeting was attended by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director. During the meeting, Rev. Fr. Jalkh reported to His ...

Patriarch Aphrem II Elected President of the Middle East Council of Churches

Syriac Orthodox Church - September 2016 At the voting session of the XI General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was elected President of the Council for the Oriental Orthodox Family of Churches. Their Beatitudes Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East John X, Chaldean Patriarch ...

His Holiness Aram I and the Staff Leadership of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) Discuss the Future of Christian Communities in the Middle East

January 2016 28 December 2015. On Monday morning, Catholicos Aram I met with Rev Dr Michel Jalkh, the General Secretary of the MECC, Mr Elias Halabi, the Associate General Secretary, and directors of the media and other programmes of the Council to discuss the international community attempts to put into place conflict-resolution strategies in the area ...

THE PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM HOLDS EVENT FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

December 2015 On the evening of Saturday, the 29th of November/12th of December 2015, the Patriarchate’s Amman Office of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) organized a charity dinner with the aim of securing financial aid for Syrian refugees, as two millions of them reside in refugee camps in Jordan. Heading the event was the Director ...

Father Michel Jalkh – Secretary of MECC meets COOC leaders

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United Kingdom - December 2014 On 26 November His Grace Bishop Vahan Hovhannesian, in his capacity as President of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches (COOC) hosted a luncheon at the Randa Restaurant, Kensington, in order to introduce The Reverend Dr. Michel Jalkh, General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) to some of ...

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (MECC) MEETS IN ANTELIAS

April 2013 As a President of the MECC, His Holiness Aram I presided over and hosted the meeting. The meeting began with a business session, during which the church representatives discussed administrative and financial issues, the situation of Christians in Syria and Egypt, humanitarian assistance to refugees and the urgency for Christian-Muslim dialogue. During the second part ...

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I PRESIDES OVER A MEETING OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (MECC)

On, 21 August 2012, His Holiness Aram I, one of the Presidents of the MECC, moderated an emergency meeting of the Council. The other Presidents attending the meeting were: Syriac Catholic Patriarch His Beatitude Youssef III Lahham, representing the Catholic family of churches, His Grace Mounib Younan, Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran in Jordan ...

Middle East Churches Need To Work Together For Peace – Archbishop

22/2/2011 Churches in the Middle East must work together to overcome the problems facing the region in order that “peace can prevail,” Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus said in an address on 18 February at an extraordinary meeting in Cyprus of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches. “We believe strongly that the time has ...

Mor Gabriel Church in Mount Lebanon consecrated by Holy Father

Syrian Orthodox Church Mor Gabriel Church in Mount Lebanon consecrated by Holy Father on August 08, 2010 08 August 2010, Kesrwan, Mount Lebanon:His Holiness the Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas celebrated the consecration of the Mor Gabriel Church and the Syriac Center in Ajaltoun – Kesrwan – Mount Lebanon on August 8, 2010. ...

Committee Formed to Field Pope Shenouda as Nobel Prize Candidate

During its latest meeting in Beirut, the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) issued an official letter calling on church leaders to back the candidacy of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III for the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.The meeting was also attended by Bishop Bishoy, secretary of the Holy Synod, and Bishop Mark, chairman of the ...