Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meet Presidents of the Middle East Council of Churches

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 31/8/19 On August 29, 2019, upon the invitation of Dr. Souraya Bachaalani, Acting General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church and President of MECC for the Oriental Orthodox ...

Professor Kyriaki FitzGerald Speaks at Bose Conference in Italy

SCV - 20/10/17 Dr. Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald, Adjunct Professor of Theology at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Co-founder and Executive Director of Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV), offered the key note presentation at the Consultation on “Ecumenical Perspectives to the Role of Women in the Churches.” This was held at the Monastery of Bose in ...

ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT ICCI & MUSALAHA

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 14/2/17 On 27th and 28th January / 9th and 10th February 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos sent his address to the two-day conference of ICCI & MUSALAHA,  that is, the International Christian Committee in Israel, which was organized at the Legacy hotel in Nazareth. His address is ...

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 ...

THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA AT THE PALAE OF THE KING OF JORDAN

The Alexandrian Patriarchate - September 2016 On 7th September 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, together with the other Primates of the Churches of the Middle East, was welcomed at the Palace of the Hashemite Kingdom in Amman, Jordan, by the King of Jordan His Majesty Abdellah Ben Al On ...

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 ...

“The Middle East Is of Special Importance to Armenians,” Affirmed Catholicos Aram I

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - July 2016 On 22 June 2016, Maarten Pontal, a Dutch reporter who was on a fact- finding mission on behalf of the churches in the Netherlands, met with His Holiness Aram I. Speaking of the Christian presence in general, the Catholicos told the Maarten Pontal that Christians are native to the region. Historically, he said ...

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 ...

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

November - December 2015 The Holy Synod of the Alexandrian Throne convened in Alexandria by invitation and Presidency of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, from 24th to 26th November 2015, dealt primarily with the examination of the records by the pastors of the various pastoral and ecclesiastical problems of ...

SYRIAN IRAQI REFUGEE RELIEF PROGRAM – SPRING REPORT

Orthodox Initiative and Middle East Council of Churches Amman, Jordan April 2015 Christ is risen! The Easter season is a special time for Christians throughout the world. It is a time to reflect upon our faith, gather in community, and worship and praise our Lord; resurrection is a renewal of hope. The Middle East has seen turbulent times the past ...

Christian-Muslim Joint Conference in Lebanon to Discuss Christians in the Middle East

23/1/2012 (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - The conference will be attended by delegates from all over the world, including 50 leading Muslim and Christian religious leaders, intellectuals, and actors of civil society from the Middle East. A number of ecumenical partners from Europe and USA will also attend the meeting. The conference will deal with issues ...

Cyprus to host Middle East Council of Churches Meeting

FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE 28/11/2011 The Church of Cyprus will be hosting the 10th General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches, on November 29 and 30, in Paphos. The delegates will seek ways to give the Council a more decisive role in the respect of human rights, religious freedom and the unity of Christians in the Middle ...

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 ...

Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches

19/2/2011 Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches held at Cyprus on 17-18th. ADDRESS BY HIS BEATITUDE ARCHBISHOP CHRYSOSTOMOS OF CYPRUS AT THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL OF CHURCHES Translated Using google Translate It is with feelings of great joy that we address ourselves today to the ...

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE REPRESENTATIVE OF PATRIARCH ZAKKA I IWAS

On Thursday 30 April 2009, Metropolitan George Saliba of Mount Lebanon, visited Antelias on behalf of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas I, and met with His Holiness Aram I. Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, deputy to Armenian Orthodox Patriarch Torkom Manougian of Jerusalem, Bishop Nareg Alemezian, Director of Ecumenical Relations of the Catholicosate and Dr. Gerges Saleh, Geberal ...