Video Meeting of the Presidents of MECC

On August 18, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, as President of the MECC for the family of Oriental Orthodox Churches, presided over a virtual meeting of the Presidents of MECC. His Beatitude Patriarch Cardinal Mar Rafael Louis Sako, President of MECC for the family of Catholic Churches, and Dr. Sourayya Bachalany, General Secretary of MECC, also participated in the meeting as well as the members of the MECC Strategic Support Group.
His Holiness and the Presidents of MECC discussed the situation of the churches in the Middle East and matters concerning the council, especially in relation to the General Assembly. They also discussed the role of the MECC in helping the churches in Beirut to recover after the blast that took place in Beirut Seaport.