Middle East Council of Churches elects Acting General Secretary
of the meeting of the Middle East Council of Churches’ Executive Committee
Antonine University, Hadath, Baabda, Lebanon, January 25-26, 2018
The Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches held its meeting at the Antonine University in Hadath, Baabda, in
Lebanon, and was chaired by the Presidents of the Council representing the four Church families that form the Council, namely:
For the Oriental Orthodox Family: His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church; For the Catholic Family: His Beatitude Mar Louis Raphael I Sako, Patriarch of Babylon for Chaldeans; For the Evangelical Family: Right Rev. Dr. Habib Badr, Senior Pastor of the National Evangelical Union of Beirut, in addition to the members of the Executive Committee.
For the full statement, including the news that the MECC has elected its first female to serve in the role of General Secretary through the end of the current quadrennium, click here.