Final Report of the Melkite Holy Synod

Final Report of the Synod of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church at the Patriarchal Summer Residence, Ain-Traz June 21- 26, 2010 Introduction The Synod of Bishops of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church was held at the Patriarchal Residence of Ain Traz, Lebanon, from 21 to...

Speech for the Opening of the Melkite Holy Synod

Speech of His Beatitude Patriarch Gregorios, III at the opening of the Holy Synod of the Melkite Church Beloved brother Bishops, Members of the Holy Synod and right reverend Fathers, Beloved Superiors of our religious congregations We thank the Savior who has brought...

Announcement of a Synod for the Middle East

Meeting of the Eastern Catholic Patriarchs and Major Archbishops with Pope Benedict XVI Announcement of a Synod for the Middle East Report from the Patriarchal Secretariat September 19, 2009 On 18 September, there was a preparatory meeting held in the Vatican Palace...

Report of the Holy Synod, June 1-5, 2009

A Report on the Activities of the Holy Synod of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church June 1-5, 2009 The Holy Synod opened in Rabweh under the presidency of His Beatitude, Patriarch Gregorios III. Present were some thirty bishops and exarchs from eparchies in Arab...