Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchate: Special synod will convene to elect new church patriarch

Fri 19 May 2017 at 15:12 Politics

NNA - The Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchate on Friday announced in a statement that a special Synod will convene between 19 and 23 June, 2017, at the Patriarchal summer seat in Ein Traz, in order to elect a new church Patriarch.


The announcement came after Gregorius III Lahham submitted his resignation to the Holy See.


As such, all Patriarchate-related special activities, ceremonies and conventions will be shelved at the current phase, statement said.



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