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see MelchitesMelchites
or Melkites
, members of a Christian community in the Levant and the Americas, mainly Arabic-speaking and numbering about 250,000. They are in communion with the pope and have a Byzantine rite much like that of Constantinople but in the Arabic language.
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The centre is a joint project between the Sultanate and Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch and Patriarch Love Link project in the Sultanate.
He angered the Vatican by naming Hilarion Capucci, a former Melkite archbishop of Jerusalem, as the one responsible for influencing the Mouallem choice.
The Vatican also works with and through Maronite and Melkite Catholics in Lebanon.
This English translation of a French original not easily accessible owing to its Lebanese place of publication is a welcome addition to Anglophone literature on the subject of the Melkite community, and the possible ecumenical implications of its ethos.
Damascus, SANA- Greek Melkite Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Gregory III Laham strongly condemned the horrifying inhuman crimes committed by the armed terrorist groups against the Syrian people in a time the world is divided on fighting terrorism.
Bassil made these remarks during a reception organized in his honor in Montreal at Centre Melkite.
Tom Gallagher, NCR's Mission Management contributor (see Page 10), met up with Melkite Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo, Syria, in New York April 28.
We are working together in coordination with Muslim-Christian spiritual figures in order to show the true image of Tripoli," Rifi said following a meeting with Edward Daher, Melkite Greek Catholic Archbishop of Tripoli and the north.
His Beatitude, Gregorius III Laham Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Alexandria and Jerusalem
BETHLEHEM, February 7, 2011 (WAFA) - Pastor of the Greek Catholic Melkite Church in Bethlehem, Father Yacoub Abu Saada, presided on Monday over a holy mass in solidarity with the Egyptian people, praying for peace, stability and social justice in Egypt.
He has worked with Greek Orthodox, Latin rite Catholic and Melkite communities in Palestine, Jordan and Egypt.
We were inspired to see and hear what God is doing among the aboriginal peoples of Taiwan, and through Archbishop Elias Chacour and the Melkite Catholic Church in Galilee among Palestinian Christian, Muslim and Israeli children.