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MECC Eastern Orthodox Family President & Acting Secretary General Attend Global Christian Forum’s Third Global Gathering

MECC President for the Eastern Orthodox Family, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, and MECC Acting Secretary General, Dr. Souraya Bechealany, attended the Global Christian Forum’s Third Global Gathering in Bogotá, Colombia April 24-27, 2018.

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MECC Staff Members Participate in One Lebanon’s 2017 Annunciation Day Video Campaign


One Lebanon, a Lebanese NGO promoting social cohesion and unity in the country, produced a video campaign for Annunciation Day — celebrated in Lebanon as the world’s only Islamo-Christian shared holiday — which features participants from all of Lebanon’s 17 Christian and Muslim sects. MECC staff members, Nina Hallak (Roman Catholic) and Antranik Manoukian (Armenian Orthodox) were two of the video’s featured participants.

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Secretary General Fr. Jalakh Appointed to WCC & Catholic Church Joint Working Group on Peace Building

Middle East Council of Churches Secretary General, Fr. Michel Jalakh, has been appointed as an external expert to the theme group ‘Peace Building in Situations of Violence: The Role of Religion, Culture and Dialogue’ within the joint working group (JWG) of the World Council of Churches and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

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