Patriarch Youssef: the Gospel can be proclaimed only for “a force that is not ours”

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

Agenzia Fides carried this news item of Patriarch Youssef on October 20, 2021 which digested a homily he delivered at a recent ordination of a Melkite bishop. “In our life as pastors we can fall into the temptation to confuse strength and authoritarianism, strength and arrogance. Our flock needs to see a power that is …

Patriarch Joseph

June 21, 2020 0 Comments

His Beatitude, Joseph (Absi) celebrates his 3rd anniversary of election as Patriarch of the Melkite Church. Yesterday, he celebrated his 74th birthday. May God grant many years to Patriarch Joseph.

Patriarch Joseph’s Paschal Message 2020

April 13, 2020 0 Comments

Paschal Message of His Beatitude Joseph Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East April 12, 2020 Christ is risen! With a heavy heart we cry out the cry of victory – which we await from year to year – in empty churches! We miss you dearly, beloved sons and daughters, wherever you …