Patriarchs’ Meeting in Bkerki

On July 5th 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a meeting hosted by His Beatitude and Eminence Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al Rai, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, at the Maronite Patriarchate headquarters in Bkerki.
The meeting was also attended by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia for the Armenian Orthodox Church, and His Beatitude Mor Ignatius Joseph III Younan, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch.
The meeting aimed at discussing the situation of the Holy Church and the presence of Christians in the Middle East, in preparation for Bari meeting hosted by His Holiness Pope Francis on the 7th of July.
His Holiness our Patiarch was accompanied by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.