His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) from Canada and the U.S., at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma – Damascus
The meeting was attended by His Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, and Deacon Imad Syryany.
The delegation reported to His Holiness reuslts of their visit to the various Syrian cities. They also reviewed reports on the progress of many humanitarian projects executed by EPDC through the support of the committee.
His Holiness welcomed the delegation and expressed his gratitude for the love they are showing to the persecuted people in Syria. He also blessed the work and collaboration of the MCC and EPDC and encouraged them to further develop common work and collaboration.