Issued by the Catholic Center for Studies and Media - Jordan. Editor-in-chief Fr. Rif'at Bader - موقع أبونا abouna.org
President of the Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the East Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Al-Rahi celebrated on Monday, February 13, 2023 at the Basilica of Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa marking the first Holy Mass to be celebrated during the sessions of the Continental Synodal Assembly of the Catholic Churches.
The Holy Mass was attended by Chaldean Patriarch Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignatius III Yonan, Patriarch of the Armenian Catholic Church Raphael Bedros XXI Minassian, Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church Youssef Absi, and Patriarch of Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Isaac in addition to a number of bishops, priests, nuns as well as lay people from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Iraq , and the Arab Gulf countries.