Close of the Holy Synod

From 21 to 23 February 2017, the Synod of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church took place in Rabweh in the presence of almost all bishops. Also invited and present at this meeting were the Apostolic Nuncio of Syria, Cardinal Mario Zenari and the Apostolic Nuncio of...
Patriarch’s 2016 Christmas Letter

Patriarch’s 2016 Christmas Letter

Christmas Letter 2016 Gregorios, by the grace of God, Patriarch of Antioch and of All the East, of Alexandria and of Jerusalem: May divine grace and apostolic blessing rest on and embrace my brother bishops, members of the Holy Synod and all the faithful clergy and...

Assembly of Catholic Hierarchy in Syria

Damascus, 19 October 2016 “O Lord, give peace to our country.” With this prayer, we concluded the autumn session of our Assembly of Catholic Hierarchy in Syria, which took place at the Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchate in Damascus.   We studied the situation of...

Speech to The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Holy Synod

5 September 2016 My brotherly greeting is addressed first of all to His Beatitude Sviatoslav, father and head of the illustrious Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and worthy successor to the Servant of God, Andrey Sheptytsky, heroic Cardinal Yosyf Slipyj, Cardinal...

Patriarch Gregorios III’s visit to Ukraine

Solidarity between Christians in the Middle East and Ukraine in a time of conflict and crisis: Patriarch Gregorios III addresses the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Synod in Ukraine Lviv, Ukraine, 4 September 2016 The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Patriarchal Synod opened today...